By Anita Shreve
Margaret and Patrick were married quite a few months once they trigger on what they wish may be a good adventure-a yr residing in Kenya. Margaret quick realizes there's a good deal she doesn't find out about the complicated mores of her new domestic, and approximately her personal husband.
A British couple invitations the newlyweds to affix on a mountain climbing day trip to Mount Kenya, and so they eagerly agree. yet in the course of their harrowing ascent, a terrible twist of fate happens. within the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to appreciate what occurred at the mountain and the way those occasions have reworked her and her marriage, might be forever.
A switch in Altitude illuminates the interior panorama of a pair, the irrevocable impression of tragedy, and the elusive nature of forgiveness. With attractive language and notable emotional depth, Anita Shreve transports us to the unique panoramas of Africa and into the center of our so much intimate relationships.
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