The novelist – chapter 8

After breakfast Zarmina stepped out as the old women took to the kitchen… although she offered her help Darika had flat out refused and instructed her to enjoy the moment, a message which she thought sounded slightly ominous but drove from her mind as her feet touched the warm sand. She strode out on the…

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The novelist – chapter 7

  “Jalal I do not like her at all this whole place its weird, you are acting weird and she is well” He smiled looking at her his grin like a six year olds who had just discovered something he had never thought existed “Really zari sometimes you are really paranoid” She literally snarled her…

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The novelist – chapter 6

Darika shuffled from the main door of her house to the porch end, her hands wrinkled with time resting upon the wood of the railing as she looked at the sky darkening and the sea tides rising like coiled serpents biting at the shoreline. She spoke in a whisper to the waves as if she…

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The novelist – chapter 5

  They entered their hotel like a hurricane and zarmina sat on the edge of the rumpled bed in their room her hand caressing the sheet as she watched her husband gather everything up in a flurry and throw it in the suitcases they had brought with them for their short vacation. He suddenly paused…

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The novelist – chapter 4

  “I think I should introduce myself, I am Darika and used to live in a small fishing village an hours drive from here, well at that time I did not even know what a car was until Bimal came into my life and brought me here”   She sipped from her cup as her…

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The novelist – chapter 3

“Old coot, bastard” exclaimed Jalal having inhaled some of the dust kicked up “Well what do you except man, after the way you spoke to him we could have at least gone back with him” muttered zarmina, knowing they would probably have to in the next hour or so as the afternoon sun was burning…

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The novelist – chapter 2

“You really cannot be serious” she looked at her husband in a mixture of shock and more than a little bit of nervousness as they sat at the real estate agents office. A dingy mixture of island green artificial carpet and too bright yellowish walls. “Well if you have an idea that wont let go,…

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The novelist – chapter 1

The novelist is a series of writings by me which i will be publishing chapter by chapter, it is the tale of a couple looking for destiny but meeting something they did not even deem possible in their lives. ___________________________________________   The rain hit the windows with a sound like thousands of little hands beating…

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