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Emigraine is a collection of short stories about immigration in London through eyes of Phonzo. Dark, funny and engaging, it will either make you feel like you relate or open your eyes to issues of underrepresented voices in the UK.
by Michele Maria Serrapica
“My parents don’t seem to understand that things don’t happen overnight. They’re just like “Oh, so what are you doing? How’s your job going?” but there’s something underlying. It’s not even spoken out and I feel the pressure. I can’t even answer them truthfully without feeling sick and anxious.”
“At Urban, we weren’t allowed water on the shop floor. For about a week the air con was broken and the fitting rooms were so hot you could literally feel the heat. Like fire…it was that kind of heat. Every second you’re there you’re being made to work even when there is literally nothing to do, and the worst thing is that the managers treat you like you’re a child.”