A woman’s journey to find meaning, purpose, truth and freedom.
Gabby Pereira, a well-established London professional, discovers she only has two years left to live, and decides to go on a voyage of self-discovery. This takes her on an exhilarating journey through Europe, Africa, Asia and America. Each location answers questions about her past, family secrets and her own undefined identity.
Mia, a free spirit and a psychologist, offers Gabby a new lease of life and teaches her to dance. The women plunge into a tempestuous and dangerous affair and Gabby becomes obsessed by Mia.
Explosive scenes of passion, desire, deception, hedonism, suffering, fear, pilgrimage and atonement create a riveting and provocative tale that touches upon some of the wounds that permeate our society: ethnicity, gender disparity, sexuality, and emotional and physical addiction. Each character’s journey, along with elements of magic realism, will absorb your thoughts and emotions to the last page.
Gill Prates is a British Brazilian journalist and marketer who has worked all over the world in marketing and communications for some cutting-edge organisations.Gill has always had a passion for literature and writing which she has carried through her education at some of the best universities in the UK and Brazil (Cranfield School of Management, King’s College London, Oxford Brookes University, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, and Universidade Anhembi-Morumbi).
Her first novel, The Girl Who Made Me Dance, adds a touch of magic realism to her observations of the different societies and cultures she’s experienced.
Co-written with author John McDonald
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