Long Time Walk On Water Overview
A black woman and single mum, starting over. A white man who wants something more. Will they take a chance on each other? Everyting gonna be alright?
London, 1960. Rose is looking for a new start. Thousands of miles away from her Caribbean home, she scrapes together money to send for her children while adjusting to a strange, new world.
Jack's life is full of disillusionment. He cares little for his council flat, his town, or even his wife. The only thing that gives his life sparkle? His Jamaican friends down at the docks.
When Jack meets Rose at a bus stop, a new and unexpected future unfolds…
If you like rich settings and realistic characters: Long Time Walk on Water. This captivating multicultural historical novel with its splash of something quite unique, its touch of romance, reggae style, will win your heart forever. Told with pride, poise, humour and grace, this modern classic by Joan Barbara Simon, literary terrorist, will have you shouting about if from the rooftops!
'Rich, complex and beautifully written. It is something unlike anything I've read before and yet it's recognisable and resonant because all of life is in it. An absorbing and affecting read.' (online reviewer)
'Beautifully crafted (...) will leave the reader as changed as Simon's characters. Highly, highly recommended.' (Dan Holloway)
Member ID : AXZ22730PUQ
Joan Barbara Simon was added to my favorite authors list, after reading Long Time Walk On Water.
Member ID : AXZ74707PUQ
Ik wilde Long Time Walk On Water lezen, een heel interessant boek.
Member ID : AXZ90123PUQ
Never underestimate Long Time Walk On Water, I could not put this book down. You must read this!.
Member ID : AXZ26459PUQ
Just Got it, can’t wait to read this book soon!
Member ID : AXZ35581PUQ
fem stjerner for Long Time Walk On Water, tak for Joan Barbara Simon. du er den bedste.
Member ID : AXZ69009PUQ
Basically, I loved this book. I give the book 5/5 Stars, and this one is getting added to my All-Time Favorites list!
Member ID : AXZ29010PUQ
rakastan tätä kirjaa. sinun pitäisi lukea tämä.
Member ID : AXZ31314PUQ
Joan Barbara Simon è un grande scrittore, dovresti leggere questo.
Member ID : AXZ17108PUQ
Before I read Long Time Walk On Water, I had read some reviews which had me wondering if this one would be something I'd like, reviews from people whose opinions I trust. It's True, so Long Time Walk On Water stayed on my "TBR Someday".
Member ID : AXZ84512PUQ
When I started this book, I wasn't so sure how much I would enjoy it. but reading from Joan Barbara Simon's point of view was so refreshing.
Member ID : AXZ29577PUQ
Ein Buchliebhaber wäre daran interessiert, dies zu lesen.
Member ID : AXZ81474PUQ
Thank you to Joan Barbara Simon for my honest thoughts.
Member ID : AXZ91039PUQ
Just downloaded this book! Many thanks
Member ID : AXZ93633PUQ
Joan Barbara Simon хороший автор, вы не можете пропустить это чтение.
Member ID : AXZ92347PUQ
Joan Barbara Simon es uno de los mejores autores nacidos. Long Time Walk On Water es un libro interesante.
Member ID : AXZ95615PUQ
le livre que j'ai toujours attendu, je peux enfin le lire maintenant. merci.
Member ID : AXZ98751PUQ
how to download this ebook???
You Need LOGIN To Read More Comments...