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I Lift Up My Eyes

by: Jane Bwye

A raw story of hope and love, which addresses real life emotions and hits compromise head on.

“Do I do the right thing, or do I live while I still can?”

Ann is faced with a dilemma as she grapples with her sense of duty towards her ailing husband, Robert. She finds consolation in nature while walking in the hills of Sussex, but wrestles with her conscience when she enjoys yearned-for attention from a stranger, Duncan.

Peace of mind eludes her, until she returns full circle and discovers an age-old truth.

A tale of life and love from the author of the acclaimed Breath of Africa!

Meet the Author
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Jane lived in Kenya for over half a century, where she was an intermittent freelance journalist, business owner and teacher. Her first novel, Breath of Africa, was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award, 2013. It draws on her experiences growing up in the country she still calls her home. The novella, I Lift Up My Eyes, is set in Sussex. She has been a world traveller, buying a bird book in every country she visits. Now retired in the UK, she is a volunteer business start-up mentor, she gives talks, and indulges her love for playing bridge, judging dressage, and watching tennis.
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Overview

A raw story of hope and love, which addresses real life emotions and hits compromise head on.

“Do I do the right thing, or do I live while I still can?”

Ann is faced with a dilemma as she grapples with her sense of duty towards her ailing husband, Robert. She finds consolation in nature while walking in the hills of Sussex, but wrestles with her conscience when she enjoys yearned-for attention from a stranger, Duncan.

Peace of mind eludes her, until she returns full circle and discovers an age-old truth.

A tale of life and love from the author of the acclaimed Breath of Africa!