It however I couldn t put "it down a uniue and unsettling picture of political spiritual and domestic upheaval told "down Eames paints a uniue picture of political spiritual and domestic upheaval told the uiet but compelling voice of a young boy Tinashe s narrative pulled me through the book pushing me to care about these children born into a time and culture utterly unfamiliar to me The dialogue is perfect the description subtly precise and beautifully por. Ce that there is something special about her Their life in the village once disturbed only by the occasional visits of his successful uncle and city cousin Abel now becomes ntangled with the dual forces of the Shona spirit world and the political turmoil of the nationAs Tinashe Hazvinei and Abel grow older their destinies ntangle in. ,
Review The White ShadowThis was an unexpected
*choice as i *as I t read many books "Set In Africa Let "in Africa let in Rhodesia but it was a good one I found the narrator Tinashe strongly sympathetic all through the story he tries to do his best by his challenging family members Poor boy I was relieved by the tentative note of hope for him at the nd of the book This book sat on my shelf unread for far too long Once I opened. 'Look after your sister Tinashe'Tinashe is a young Shona boy living in a small village in rural Rhodesia The guerilla war of the late 1960s haunts the bushlands but it only infreuently affects his uiet life; school swimming in the river playing with the other kids on the kopjeWhen his younger sister Hazvinei is born Tinashe knows at on. Trayed This is a book I won t forget Highly recommended
*an xceptionally vivid *exceptionally vivid beautifully written book Another great recommendation from a friend I njoyed the contrast between the village and the large town and the village ideas that spilled over into the town This was a sad novel and I was a bit disappointed with the Black Heart, Red Ruby ending as it left you to form your own future for the main character. Ways they neverxpected Tinashe is prepared to follow his sister anywhere but how far can he go to keep her safe when the forces threatening her are so much darker and sinister than he suspectedAndrea Eames weaves "together folklore and suspense in this compelling tale of a boy "folklore and suspense in this compelling tale of a boy to do the right thing in an unpredictable world.