THE SECRETS OF The Past Meet The Shocks Of The PresentAslaug Is An Unusual Young Woman Her Mother Has Brought Her Up In Near Isolation, Teaching Her About Plants And Nature And Language But Not About Life Especially Not How She Came To Have Her Own Life, And Who Her Father Might BeWhen Aslaug S Mother Dies Unexpectedly, Everything Changes For Aslaug Is A Suspect In Her Mother S Death And The Her Story Unravels, The Questions Unfold About The Nature Of Aslaug S Birth About What She Should Do Next About Whether Divine Miracles Have Truly Happened And Whether, When All Other Explanations Are Impossible, They Might Still Happen This Very DayAddictive, Thought Provoking, And Shocking, Madapple Is A Page Turning Exploration Of Human Nature And Divine Intervention And Of The Darkest Corners Of The Human Soul
Christina Meldrum is the author of MADAPPLE, a finalist for the PEN USA Literary Award and the William C Morris Award, an ALA Best Book, a Booklist Editor s Choice and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book Her second novel, AMARYLLIS IN BLUEBERRY, is forthcoming in February 2011 from Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon Schuster.
- 410 pages
- Christina Meldrum
- 20 December 2017 Christina Meldrum