Rin Braden believes the great love of her life, Yamaan Ali Umair, died in an environmental disaster that destroyed the Maldives, the island nation where he lived. It leaves her distraught and close to giving up on life. But Yamaan has survived. He turns up in Eaglehawk Migrant Training Centre in Australia, one of a chain of facilities built to manage the surge of climate refugees.
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Author(s): Publisher: Affirm Press
After a catastrophic storm destroys Melbourne, Isobel flees to higher ground with her husband and young daughter. Food and supplies run low, panic sets in and still no help arrives. To protect her daughter, Isobel must take drastic action.
The Glad Shout is an extraordinary novel of rare depth and texture. Told in a starkly visual and compelling narrative, this is a deeply moving homage to motherhood and the struggles faced by women in difficult times.