By C. E. Morgan
One summer time, a tender girl travels together with her lover to the remoted tobacco farm he has inherited after his kin dies in a negative coincidence. As Orren works to avoid wasting his relations farm from drought, Aloma struggles with the loneliness of farm lifestyles and needs to locate her method in a combative, erotically-charged courting with a grieving, taciturn guy. A budding friendship with a good-looking and dynamic younger preacher extra complicates her becoming experience of dissatisfaction. As she considers even if to stick with Orren or to depart, she grapples with the finality of loss and dying, and the everlasting query of if it is larger to struggle for freedom or undergo love.
All the dwelling has the undying caliber of a parable, yet is usually an ideal evocation of a time and position, a portrait of either age-old conflicts and sleek existence. it's an ode to the starve-acre Southern farm, the mountain panorama, and hard love. In her lyrical and relocating debut novel, C.E. Morgan recollects either the serenity of Marilynne Robinson and the transferring emotional currents and unashamed eroticism of James Salter. it's an unforgettable publication from a huge new voice.
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All the Living: A Novel by C. E. Morgan