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The Season of Glass | JHB

Event Date 
21 June 2018
Venue 
Issy's Coffee & Gift Shop @ The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre

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Penguin Random House invites you to join us for the book launch of The Season of Glass 

  • Date:  Thursday, 21 June 2018
  • Time:  15:30
  • Venue:  Issy's Coffee & Gift Shop @ The Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Centre 
  • Address:  1 Duncombe Rd, Forest Town, Johannesburg, 2193
  • RSVP:  dowi@jhbholocaust.co.za (suggested donation of R80)

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About the Book:

Somewhere in her body she retained every story ever told. She knew every life that had been lived and every life yet to be born.
 
There exists a prophesy as old as history itself: in times of darkness a pair of twins will be born, a gift to humankind that will save us from ourselves. Whether in ancient Ethiopia, where a warrior queen rises; aboard buccaneer Black Caesar’s pirate ship sailing for Jamaica at the time of the Spanish Inquisition; or in a banker’s opulent mansion in Austria on the eve of World War ii. , the twins, and their aides and enemies, must face a common destiny.
 
The Season of Glass  is a modern Scheherazade’s tale about these siblings’ travels at pivotal moments: to a marbled city in sixteenth-century India, through dangerous Johannesburg streets in the seventies, and even to the distant future. A shimmering novel, it is a kaleidoscope that works with light and shows us hope.
 
>> Click here to read an extract from The Season of Glass