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The Rock by [Mendelowitz, Maureen]
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Length: 118 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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It is South Africa in the early years of the scourge of the apartheid system, its prejudices and injustices affecting the fabric of the society. Against this background is the thwarted love affair of Daniel and Maryssa, two young people from traumatic backgrounds. Daniel is a brilliant young doctor who is unable to admit to himself the love he has for Maryssa, and to take responsibility for their relationship. His actions are profoundly influenced by the negative impact from his childhood of his parents’ unhealthy marriage. Maryssa’s father is an abusive alcoholic. Her way of coping is to withdraw into herself. She is reticent and uncomplaining, accepting and forgiving – until pushed to the brink. Their ensuing relationship is one of frustration and insecurity, of passion and pain. But underlying this is a deep and unquestionable love for each other, a love that is unable to be resolved.

About the Author

Maureen Mendelowitz was born and educated in Johannesburg, South Africa. She married, and she and her husband lived in Cape Town, where they brought up their three children. In 1997, they emigrated to Sydney to join their children and their families. Maureen has always enjoyed writing. She has gained recognition for her work in a number of short story competitions. This is her first novel, and her first attempt at having a work published. The Rock was judged third in a recent local literary competition.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 440 KB
  • Print Length: 118 pages
  • Publisher: Ginninderra Press; 1 edition (23 October 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B076B2897D
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #300,577 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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30 March 2018
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