By Robert Stone
The tales accrued in endure and His Daughter span approximately thirty years - 1969 to the current - they usually discover, acutely and powerfully, the humanity that unites us. In "Miserere," a widowed librarian with an unspeakable mystery undertakes an strange and grisly position within the anti-abortion campaign. "Under the Pitons" is the harrowing tale of a reluctant player in a drug-running scheme and the bleak and unforeseen effects of his involvement. The name tale is a riveting account of the tangled strains that weave jointly the connection of a father and his grown daughter.
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The BMW had a satellite navigation system. Of course, that would be standard in a luxury car like this, but this one had risen out of the dashboard like something in a James Bond film, full-colour and with a high-definition screen. What was strange was that it seemed to have activated itself automatically. Neither of the boys had touched anything. “Put in our destination,” Harry commanded. “I don’t know our destination,” Jason said. ” Jason remembered that it was a town on the Suffolk coast. “Yeah.
They had parked in a narrow street, next to a shop selling lanterns, chairs, boxes and chessboards, all of which were hanging off the front wall and spilling onto the pavement. ” Charles Atchley demanded. “This is it,” the driver agreed with a smile. ” Charles whined. “It’s a riad,” his mother explained. ” The truth was that Charles Atchley had never wanted to go to Marrakech. It might be a holiday abroad, but from what he had heard, the city in Morocco would be hot and sweaty with no beaches, no McDonald’s, no amusement parks and nothing much to do at the hotel except sit and read.
Charles Atchley demanded. “This is it,” the driver agreed with a smile. ” Charles whined. “It’s a riad,” his mother explained. ” The truth was that Charles Atchley had never wanted to go to Marrakech. It might be a holiday abroad, but from what he had heard, the city in Morocco would be hot and sweaty with no beaches, no McDonald’s, no amusement parks and nothing much to do at the hotel except sit and read. And as he hated books, what was the point of that? Worse still, the food would be strange, the people would speak little or no English, there would be flies everywhere and he would have to spend hours either walking through ruins or struggling up the Atlas Mountains.