The Instant

by Amy Liptrot

Biographies & Autobiographies Lifestyle, Hobbies and Leisure

The Instant Synopsis

Wishing to leave behind the quiet isolation of her Orkney island life, Amy Liptrot books a one-way flight to Berlin. Searching for new experiences, inspiration and love, she rents a loftbed in a shared flat and looks for work. She explores the streets, nightclubs and parks and seeks out the city's wildlife - goshawks, raccoons and hooded crows. She looks for love through the screen of her laptop.

Over the course of a year Amy makes space hoping for the unexpected. And it comes with an erotic jolt, in the form of a love affair that obsesses her.

The Instant is an unapologetic look at the addictive power of love and lust. It is also an exploration of the cycles of the moon, the flight paths of migratory birds, the mesmerising power of Neolithic stonework and the trails followed by a generation who exist online.

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781838854263
Publication date: 3rd March 2022
Author: Amy Liptrot
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 192 pages
Primary Genre Biographies & Autobiographies
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