By Heather Burt
On a stifling August day, six-year-old Clare Fraser and seven-year-old Rudy Vantwest make eye touch from contrary facets in their highway. For an quick they're attached, then every one turns away Clare to the take care of of the backyard sprinkler, Rudy to the thrill of his brother's forthcoming delivery. Twenty-five years later, Clare and Rudy, strangers residing continents aside, furniture of every others thoughts and imaginations, are attached back. Overturning the guarded, insular lives they either lead, occasions one an twist of fate, the opposite an act of terror rework them either and bind the Vantwest and Fraser households irrevocably.
Adam's height weaves backward and forward among a Montreal suburb and a Colombo deepest college, among a Ceylon tea property on the finish of the second one international conflict and a small Scottish city within the early Sixties, its characters suffering desperately to come back to phrases with themselves and with their strong connections to the folk and locations they've got attempted to flee.
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Adam's Peak by Heather Burt