A striking debut, SUNDOWNERS combines a thrilling narrative, glamorous characters and intelligent storylines - all the right ingredients for the perfect 'big read' What Judith Krantz and Jacqueline Susann have done for the classic blockbuster, Lesley Lokko will do for the 'brainy blockbuster' 'Best described as a Blockbuster Plus - in this case, plus a little bit more intelligence and social and political grip than normal... Agreeably glamorous and pageturning.' Daily Mail 'A very 21st-century blockbuster, with an extra shot of intelligence' Cosmopolitan 'Tremendous fun and scarily readable' T
Lesley Lokko was born in Scotland in 1964 of mixed Ghanaian-Scots parentage. She grew up in Ghana, West Africa, and was educated in Ghana, the US and the UK. She trained as an architect and currently lectures at a major London university.
A very 21st-century blockbuster, this has all the classic elements - nail-biting narrative, absorbing relationships, glamorous locations - with an extra shot of intelligence...Much more than a coming-of-age tale, this creates a glamorous and exciting world that is so contemporary and convincing you'll feel like a special fifth member of their group - COSMOPOLITANWith its Tequila Sunrise-coloured cover, this seems to promise some sort of antidote to the misery of dark winter evenings. It is best described as a sort of Blockbuster Plus - in this case, plus a little bit more intelligence and social and political grip than is normal....Agreeably glamorous and pageturning - DAILY MAILTremendous fun and scarily readable - THE BOOKSELLERIn this big-hearted women's read, four women forge friendships across continents - DAILY MIRROR - Andrea HenryThis is an absolute treat of a read set in the uber-chic worlds of modelling, politics and international corporations and set against the glamorous backdrops of London, Los Angeles, Johannesburg and Martinque. If this sexy and intelligent debut is anything to go by, Lesley Lokko is set to be a big thing in contemporary lit - DAILY RECORD'This bumper tale with a political spin tells the story of four very different women who met while at boarding school, and the friendship that binds them together' 3-Stars - WOMAN'S OWN