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Lola Bensky: A Novel Lily Brett

Lola Bensky: A Novel

Lily Brett

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ISBN : 9781619024311
Paperback
272 pages
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Lola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, shes not sure how she got the job – but shes been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the LondonMoreLola Bensky is a nineteen-year-old rock journalist who irons her hair straight and asks a lot of questions. A high-school dropout, shes not sure how she got the job – but shes been sent by her Australian newspaper right to the heart of the London music scene at the most exciting time in music history: 1967.Lola has an irrepressible curiosity, but she begins to wonder whether the questions she asks these extraordinary young musicians are really a substitute for questions about her parents calamitous past that cant be asked or answered. As Lola moves on through marriage, motherhood, psychoanalysis and a close relationship with an unexpected pair of detectives, she discovers the question of what it means to be human is the hardest one for anyone—including herself—to answer.