Grigory Ryzhakov

Usher Syndrome

Usher Syndrome by Grigory Ryzhakov
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fiction Fiction, Romance
For readers of:Jasper Fforde, Terry Pratchett, Isaac Azimov
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Print Length28 pages
ISBN9781476082400
PublisherFlower Book
Publication DateApril 2012
LanguageEnglish
About the Book

Love makes us blind, but can it cure physical blindness?

Agie used to be a man. Now she has opened her heart to someone who would accept her for what she is. But her destiny has other plans and Agie has to fight for her love in the most challenging and unexpected way.

This short novella, warmly received by the readers, contains themes of love, friendship, betrayal, self-identity, gender and even cutting-edge gene therapy.

The book was adapted to stage and the "Usher" play had a successful run at Baron's Court Theatre in West London in 2010.

About the Author

Grigory (a.k.a Grisha) Ryzhakov grew up in the Siberian Far East, bathing in the icy waters of Seas of Okhotsk and Japan and playing hide-and-seek in the snowdrifts that carpeted his native town of Korsakov. He later travelled thousands of miles to vibrant London, on the way collecting his MSc degree in biochemistry at Moscow State and PhD in molecular biology at Cambridge University. Meanwhile, Grigory has been ceaselessly creating poems, songs and prose until eventually he wrote his debut novel "Mr Right & Mr Wrong". His new sci-fi techno-thriller "Made in Bionia" is out 14.04.14. "Usher Syndrome" was his first published story, also adapted for the stage and performed at London's Barons Court Theatre in 2010. Grigory also composes music and his songs are available on SoundCloud - http://soundcloud.com/grishamcarrow

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