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By Heather Burt

Runner-up for the 2008 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

On a stifling August day, six-year-old Clare Fraser and seven-year-old Rudy Vantwest make eye touch from contrary aspects in their highway. For an fast they're attached, then each one turns away Clare to the shield of the backyard sprinkler, Rudy to the buzz of his brother’s coming near near start. Twenty-five years later, Clare and Rudy, strangers residing continents aside, furniture of every others thoughts and imaginations, are hooked up back. Overturning the guarded, insular lives they either lead, occasions one an coincidence, the opposite an act of terror remodel them either and bind the Vantwest and Fraser households irrevocably.

Adam’s Peak weaves from side to side among a Montreal suburb and a Colombo inner most college, among a Ceylon tea property on the finish of the second one international warfare and a small Scottish city within the early Nineteen Sixties, its characters suffering desperately to return to phrases with themselves and with their strong connections to the folks and locations they've got attempted to escape.

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