By Norma Wettengl
A Hodgepodge of Reflections: Fictional brief tales with an educational Slant dwells at the interaction among the lifestyles situations of its characters in time and position and the human point, to supply a thought-provoking assortment that may satisfaction the fan of fictional brief tales with a 3rd measurement. to not be missed are the insertions of the author’s homespun philosophy which are certain to strike a responsive chord within the reader’s center. “A Turkey’s perspective” examines and analyzes the provide relations and some in their pals as they rejoice an afternoon of Thanksgiving. “She Married Her Brother,” examines the implications of lifelong deception, as protagonist Kate supplies delivery to Leah after a brief fling in Australia after which pretends to be an older sister. And “Disillusioned Soldier” takes a Jamaican adolescence to big apple urban as a landed immigrant. After 9-11, a “radicalized” younger guy is deployed to Iraq. Calvin’s existence as an infantryman portrays the frustrations of conflict that lead him from prepared player to disenchanted veteran.About the writer Norma Wettengl was once born in Jamaica, the place for the following twenty-four years prior to her departure to Canada, her identification used to be indelibly marked through a West Indian impression. this present day, notwithstanding, an older and wiser Canadian lady sees herself as a sobered creature of the universe, having triumphed over her more-than-fair percentage of painful reviews, instead of belonging to anyone tradition. In 1960 she bought a Bachelor of Arts measure from Queen’s college at Kingston, Ontario, and later a degree in schooling from the college of the West Indies in Jamaica. From an early age, Wettengl famous in herself a love for phrases and the way they can be used to painting photos and convey principles. It used to be no longer till concerning the yr 1990, even though, while she used to be not too busy elevating young children singlehandedly, making ends meet, and solving issues round her to be attractive, that she discovered the time to put in writing poetry and brief tales from her domestic in North Vancouver, British Columbia, the place she has resided for the final twenty-three years.
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