Manon Uphoff

Manon
Uphoff

Manon Uphoff was born in 1962 into a family of 13 children. She left home at 16, went on to study literary theory and is now an acclaimed artist and writer, whose novels have been shortlisted for numerous prizes. Falling is Like Flying has been a literary phenomenon in the Netherlands, making 32 ‘Best of 2019’ lists, being shortlisted for 4 awards and winning the prestigious Charlotte Köhler Prize. It is the first of Manon’s books to be translated into English.

Manon Uphoff was born in 1962 into a family of 13 children. She left home at 16, went on to study literary theory and is now an acclaimed artist and writer, whose novels have been shortlisted for numerous prizes. Falling is Like Flying has been a literary phenomenon in the Netherlands, making 32 ‘Best of 2019’ lists, being shortlisted for 4 awards and winning the prestigious Charlotte Köhler Prize. It is the first of Manon’s books to be translated into English.

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