The Eye of the Moon

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The Eye of the Moon is at once an exploration of love, identity and heartbreak against the backdrop of the changing political face of southern Africa, and a critique of life in North America through the eyes of a young immigrant. It is a poetic memoir about loving and forgiving- men, and women, and continents. It is ultimately also about the undoing of cliches and fixed perceptions of the world. More

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Words: 27,780
Language: English
ISBN: 9780974668338
About Shelley Davidow

Shelley Davidow was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1969. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in English and Drama at Wits University, and in 1991 she achieved recognition for her young adult novel Freefalling in the national Maskew Miller Longman Young Africa Award.

She has had 33 books published, mostly in the realm of chil- dren’s and young adult fiction. In the Shadow of Inyangani, (young adult novel), was nominated for the first African Writer’s Prize by Macmillan/Picador and BBC World.

She has lived and worked in Zimbabwe, England, Germany, Qatar, the United States and Australia, among many things as a waitress, researcher, teacher, lecturer and mother, more or less in that order. Today, she lives in Queensland, Australia with her husband and son.

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Review by: Donovan Gay on Oct. 15, 2011 : (no rating)
Just finished reading The Eye of the Moon this morning and have to say its one of the most beautiful books I have ever read!! You writing style is mesmerising. I LOVED IT XXX
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