Alisha Sufit


Alisha Sufit is an artist, musician, poet and author. She was the singer songwriter with the 1970s band Magic Carpet, whose eponymous first album released in 1972 has since become a sought after collectable. It was an early example of Indian influenced psychedelic progressive folk-based music.

She studied painting and etching at Chelsea School of Art, London, and at the Ecole Nationale Superieure Des Beaux Arts in Paris, followed later by a post graduate course at Central St Martin's. Some of her artwork and poetry can be viewed at

From the late 1960s she has written poetry, songs, short stories and more recently the novel Falling Upwards. She is also the author of a collection of poetry with ten illustrations entitled Moon Clippings. She currently lives in London, UK.

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Falling Upwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two years after her husband abandons her, Sophie Luce is descending into depression, her drinking out of control. Apart from Anya, her eccentric Polish lodger, she lives alone in a rambling house in London, unable to cope. The upstairs heating system breaks down and Sophie has to find someone to repair it, leading to a bizarre chain of events, dramatic and macabre, which change her life for ever.

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