Tawena and his sister are inseparable, in a relationship that is impossible for others to share. In fact his whole whanau is bonded by secrets, a genealogy stitched together by shame, joy, love, and sometimes grief.Patricia Grace's major new novel merges recent headlines with stories of a heartfelt family history. It is an account of the mysteries that operate at many levels between generations, where the present is the pivot, the center of the spiral, looking outward to the past and future that define it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - karynwhite - LibraryThing
Jolly hard work. I would have given up part way through but one of my students is reading it, so I read it to support her. There are so many stories, so many characters, so much mucking around with time. It's all too hard to even be interesting, unfortunately. Read full review
This book seems like it would be a very emotional read because its about relationships and family. I like to read things that make me feel something.