Alone with you in the ether


A glimpse into a joining of hearts and minds as Aldo and Charlotte meet and fall ever deeper into love. They’ll need to face their fears and the fractures within themselves – and still love as if they’ve not broken.

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From the internationally bestselling author of The Atlas Six, Alone With You in the Ether by Olivie Blake is a glimpse into the nature of love, what it means to be unwell, and how to face the fractures of yourself and still love as if you’re not broken.

Chicago, sometime. Two people meet in the armory of the Art Institute by chance. Prior to their encounter, he is a doctoral student who manages his destructive thoughts with compulsive calculations about time travel; she is a bipolar counterfeit artist undergoing court-ordered psychotherapy. After their meeting, those things do not change.

Everything else, however, is slightly different.

Both obsessive, eccentric personalities, Aldo Damiani and Charlotte Regan struggle to be without each other from the moment they meet. The truth – that he is a clinically depressed, anti-social theoretician and she is a manipulative liar with a history of self-sabotage – means the deeper they fall in love, the more troubling their reliance on each other becomes.

Alone With You in the Ether by Olivie Blake is a literary, intimate study of time, space – and a love story like no other.

Praise for Olivie Blake:

‘Olivie Blake is a mind-blowing talent’ – Chloe Gong

‘This is a book to savor’ – Publishers Weekly

‘Pages fly by in this character-driven novel that is intimate, complicated, and utterly romantic’ – Booklist

Additional information

Weight 0.254 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13 × 2.9 cm










1st paperback ed


813.6 (edition:23)


General – Trade / Code: K

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