Astray

Astray

Emma Donoghue


A coach coaxes his cherished elephant onto a boat sporting him to a lifetime of popularity. A mom searches for her female descendant, despatched away on a educate headed west. A teenage soldier wrestles together with his sense of right and wrong faraway from domestic.

The interesting characters who roam the pages of Emma Donoghue's tales have all long gone off course. they're emigrants, runaways, drifters, gold miners and counterfeiters, lawyers and slaves. They pass numerous borders. They commute for romance or cash, incognito or below duress.

the prestigious writer of Room transports us from Puritan Massachusetts to Revolutionary-era New Jersey, from antebellum Louisiana to a street in Toronto, lighting fixtures up 4 centuries of wanderings that experience profound echoes within the current and providing us a relocating meditation on stressed instances.

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