Flesh And Blood
Kenneth Radu
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Oct 21, 2019 - 05:29 AM By Kenneth Radu

On a farm in Ontario s Essex County during the Second World War, Rose, a woman of Romanian descent who lost her own farm in the dust bowl years of the 30s, embarks on an affair with Bobby, her black landlord Having made that move, though, Rose can go no further, stranded by inertia in her lifeless marriage and torn between love for her children and for her lover and landOn a farm in Ontario s Essex County during the Second World War, Rose, a woman of Romanian descent who lost her own farm in the dust bowl years of the 30s, embarks on an affair with Bobby, her black landlord Having made that move, though, Rose can go no further, stranded by inertia in her lifeless marriage and torn between love for her children and for her lover and landlord For his part, Bobby fails to appreciate the possible consequences of an affair with a white woman, which, like his refusal to farm his parents hard won land, pits him against the social grain Their story, held in a paralysis of love and fear, ends not with a bang but a whimper Kenneth Radu s Flesh and Blood is a powerfully written, even disturbing, novel, not least because it convincingly shows people immobilized not just by social constraints but by their own indecisiveness and lack of a wider perspective In this regard, as well as in the vividness and clarity of its language, it recalls such 19th century writers as Thomas Hardy or Leo Tolstoy Although the last minute insertion of a budding child reader and listener as the recording angel of the story seems rather forced, Flesh and Blood should bring wider recognition to Radu, whose solid body of work already includes poetry, novels, and short story collections, one of which, The Cost of Living, was nominated for a Governor General s Award Robyn Gillam
  • Title: Flesh And Blood
  • Author: Kenneth Radu
  • ISBN: 9780002255059
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Hardcover

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Flesh And Blood By Kenneth Radu On a farm in Ontario s Essex County during the Second World War, Rose, a woman of Romanian descent who lost her own farm in the dust bowl years of the 30s, embarks on an affair with Bobby, her black landlord Having made that move, though, Rose can go no further, stranded by inertia in her lifeless marriage and torn between love for her children and for her lover and landOn a farm in Ontario s Essex County during the Second World War, Rose, a woman of Romanian descent who lost her own farm in the dust bowl years of the 30s, embarks on an affair with Bobby, her black landlord Having made that move, though, Rose can go no further, stranded by inertia in her lifeless marriage and torn between love for her children and for her lover and landlord For his part, Bobby fails to appreciate the possible consequences of an affair with a white woman, which, like his refusal to farm his parents hard won land, pits him against the social grain Their story, held in a paralysis of love and fear, ends not with a bang but a whimper Kenneth Radu s Flesh and Blood is a powerfully written, even disturbing, novel, not least because it convincingly shows people immobilized not just by social constraints but by their own indecisiveness and lack of a wider perspective In this regard, as well as in the vividness and clarity of its language, it recalls such 19th century writers as Thomas Hardy or Leo Tolstoy Although the last minute insertion of a budding child reader and listener as the recording angel of the story seems rather forced, Flesh and Blood should bring wider recognition to Radu, whose solid body of work already includes poetry, novels, and short story collections, one of which, The Cost of Living, was nominated for a Governor General s Award Robyn Gillam

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