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by Alexandra Fuller
Author: Alexandra Fuller
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (June 26, 2012)
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Cocktail Hour Under the .has been added to your Cart. Fuller’s prose is so beautiful and so evocative that readers will feel that they, too, are sitting under that tree. A gorgeous tribute to both her parents and the land they love.
published a new book. This one, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, does not disappoint. Alexandra Fuller wrote of her African childhood in Don’t Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight-known afterward to her family as the Awful Book -and her fey mother, Nicola Fuller of Central Africa, emerged as the most memorable character.
The last day of our South African holiday dawns stifling hot. During the night a wind from the northern desert has blown the last of the moderate temperatures south. During the night a wind from the northern desert has blown the last of the moderate temperatures south l suffering from slight headaches- self-inflicted, Mum says-so we sit on the veranda after breakfast drinking tea, too lethargic to bother with our usual morning walk. Dad is smoking his pipe. Mum has a pair of binoculars resting on her lap in case she sees a bird and then the glasses flash to her eyes. Look at that sweet little thing with a stripy head, she says.
Both are equally vivid. Alexandra Fuller captures the seduction of the African sun and burning landscape. With "Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness" Alexandra Fuller, master memoirist, brings her readers new pleasure. Her mum should be pleased. -CLEVELAND PLAIN-DEALER. The vast spaces that set the mind sailing seduced her parents and made them stay against great adversity. They lived in Kenya when British Colonists spent their days in royal comfort, but those days ended with a revolution and war in the 60’s.
Автор: Fuller, Alexandra Название: Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness Издательство . In local custom, the Tree of Forgetfulness is where villagers meet to resolve disputes and it is here that the family at last find an African kind of peace.
In local custom, the Tree of Forgetfulness is where villagers meet to resolve disputes and it is here that the family at last find an African kind of peace.
Alexandra Fuller was born in England in 1969. In 1972, she moved with her family to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). In 2011, her book Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness made Publisher's Weekly Best seller list. At the end of that country's civil war, the family moved to Malawi and later Zambia. Fuller received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada after which she returned to Zambia where she worked with a safari company.
бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. In this tour-de-force sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller returns to Africa with the story of her unforgettable family. In Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness Alexandra Fuller braids a multi-layered narrative around the Happy Valley-era Africa of her mother's childhood; the grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war-torn Africa of her own childhood.
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