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By Heather Burt
Runner-up for the 2008 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
On a stifling August day, six-year-old Clare Fraser and seven-year-old Rudy Vantwest make eye touch from contrary facets in their highway. For an immediate they're hooked up, then each one turns away Clare to the look after of the backyard sprinkler, Rudy to the buzz of his brother’s drawing close beginning. Twenty-five years later, Clare and Rudy, strangers residing continents aside, furnishings of every others stories and imaginations, are hooked up back. Overturning the guarded, insular lives they either lead, occasions one an twist of fate, the opposite an act of terror remodel them either and bind the Vantwest and Fraser households irrevocably.
Adam’s Peak weaves from side to side among a Montreal suburb and a Colombo inner most college, among a Ceylon tea property on the finish of the second one global battle and a small Scottish city within the early Sixties, its characters suffering desperately to come back to phrases with themselves and with their strong connections to the folks and locations they've got attempted to escape.
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Adam's Peak: A Novel by Heather Burt