Born in the 1980s

(Route 21) The generation born in the 1980s tell their story as they come of age. Fear not for the intelligence of our youth, this collection is full of insight.

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ISBN: 9781901927405
Extent: 176
Editor/s: Catherine Browne

Cover price £7.99 Web Price £5.99
eBook available on Kindle

Stories from our so called generation.

Up close and personal, Born in the 1980s tells the story of a generation coming of age. As the reality of the adult world begins to bite, love and lust, broken dreams and heartbreak and emotional take the place of teenage hopes. This is a generation finding its feet and carving out its place in the world.

Born in the 1980s (Route 21) is a title in the Route Series of Contemporary Stories.

‘If you were born in the 1980s and want to reminisce abolut “growing up”, are twentysomething and want to show your feelings instead of telling them, or not twentysomething and just want to learn something about the “next wave”, this is the book for you. It definitely captures the spirit of a generation up and coming.‘ – The Bloomsbury Review.

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Chelsey Flood - The Grief Benches

Short Story. A young waitress takes a fresh look at her life and the world she lives in when a pregnancy test reads positive. From Born in the 1980s. Read by the author.

Sally Jenkinson - Brown Rice

Short story from Born in the 1980s. A day in the life of a young single father trying to cope with bringing up his daughter. From Born in the 1980s. Read by the author.

Christine Cooper - What Am I Doing Here?

Short story. Cerys is carving out her life in Soweto, working in an orphanage, when an email from her sister back home in Wales brings bad news about her grandmother, forcing her to confront her feelings about home and what she is doing with her life. From Born in the 1980s. Read by the author.

  • Christine Cooper - What Am I Doing Here? (25:42)
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