Free ↠ Rock Alphabet By Henrietta Rose-Innes –

Rock Alphabet The discovery of two feral children in the Sederberg is linked to other mysteries These are subtly developed in this engrossing, finely wrought novel The writing is beautiful, all delicacy and nuance Descriptions of both landscape and interiors quiver with atmosphere I loved the way the author names and sometimes lists the colours of things, as if the colours themselves are precious treasure.At its most poignant level, it s a story of loss The younger of the children has taken to the comforts of so called civilization, but he cannot shut out the voice of his older brother, perpetually calling to him a call he is afr Read Rock Alphabet Author Henrietta Rose Innes Two Offbeat Characters Meet To Uncover Their Lost Past And Their Need For Each Other In This Dreamy And Poetic Story About Memory, Love, And Loss In The Backdrop Of The Mysterious And Evocative Cederberg Mountains, This Tale Meticulously Weaves Together A Young Man S Attempt To Discover His And His Brother S Enigmatic Wilderness Origins And An Orphan Girl S Efforts To Comprehend The Trauma Of Her Occult Past As They Plumb The Depths Of Their Personal Histories, The People And Places In Their Lives Intertwine, Recreating The Complex Strata Of Modern South African Culture And The Joys And Tragedies Of Its History. I enjoyed this, but I enjoyed Shark s Egg even.

About the Author: Henrietta Rose-Innes

Henrietta Rose Innes is a South African writer based in Cape Town Her novel Nineveh was published by Random House Struik in 2011, following a short story collection, Homing and two earlier novels Shark s Egg and The Rock Alphabet.In 2012, her short story Sanctuary took second place in the BBC International Short Story Competition Nineveh was shortlisted for the 2012 Sunday Times Fiction Prize

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