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The Last Sky
by Alice Nelson

Overview - Adrift in a failing marriage, Maya Wise is alone in a strange world far from home in this work of fiction. Intrigued by an elderly Chinese man carrying a caged nightingale, she begins to follow him through the streets and alleys of Hong Kong. Drawn to Ken Tiger and his painful tale of lost love in wartime Shanghai, Maya begins to piece together other stories, other histories from the world around her, and so comes to imagine a different future for herself, resulting in a moving meditation on exile, memory and the ways in which we reconcile ourselves with loss.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Adrift in a failing marriage, Maya Wise is alone in a strange world far from home in this work of fiction. Intrigued by an elderly Chinese man carrying a caged nightingale, she begins to follow him through the streets and alleys of Hong Kong. Drawn to Ken Tiger and his painful tale of lost love in wartime Shanghai, Maya begins to piece together other stories, other histories from the world around her, and so comes to imagine a different future for herself, resulting in a moving meditation on exile, memory and the ways in which we reconcile ourselves with loss.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781921361128
  • ISBN-10: 1921361123
  • Publisher: Fremantle Press
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 250


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