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A woman's lover from her youth resurfaces in her adult life, and she is drawn into the turmoil surrounding disturbing accusations about his Nazi past. From pre WWI Dresden, Germany to contemporary urban Toronto, the dual point of view narrative crosses continents and moves through time as it explores the ambiguity of human emotion, how our natures can embody both the ideals and delights of love alongside the most base and dispassionate sensibilities.
Seraphim Editions, 9781927079089, 262pp.
Publication Date: August 15, 2012
About the Author
Ruth E. Walker's first submission won "Canadian Living" magazine's 1996 short story contest. Since then, her fiction and poetry have appeared in Canadian publications such as "Geist" and "Prairie Fire," in the U.S. in the "Utne Reader Online" and "Literary Mama," and in the U.K. in "Chapman" and "Rain Dog." She is a founding editor (1999-2007) for the Canadian journal "LICHEN Arts & Letters Preview." Her work has also appeared in "Canadian Architecture and Design," Metroland newspapers and, for the past eleven years, on the desks of various politicians and bureaucrats in Ontario.