|By||Sophie van Llewyn|
|Fiction Genre||Historical Fantasy Other|
1970’s Socialist Republic of Romania. When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, her and her husband’s careers come grinding to a halt. As the strain takes its toll on their marriage, Alina turns to her aunt, a secret practitioner of the old folk ways, for help.
Sophie van Llewyn was born in south-eastern Romania. She has published and won awards for her flash fiction and short stories across the UK, Europe and the States. ‘Bottled Goods’ is Sophie’s debut long fiction work.
‘A superb example of the novella-in-flash genre.’ – Jude Higgins, Bath Flash Fiction Award organiser