Alina: A Song for the Telling by Malve von Hassell tells the story of Alina, a 14-year-old girl in 12th century France who has lost ….
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Symmetry’s fictional universe brings in, and in a way ties up, all the theories and legends of life. It brings together religion, mythology and science, even classic literature, to form a fictional explanation of the creation of life and everything that happens afterwards.
Cold, bare, unfamiliar and all too lonely, this Falkland island was perhaps the vital ingredient in the creation of Nell’s not-quite-novel-almost-memoir-mashup-masterpiece. She had travelled, after a Global Fellowship scheme run by Boston University, motivated by the frustration and fear of artistic failure, to this small island in the Atlantic Ocean. All in the name of an unwritten novel.