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A woman NAMED catastrophe is the funny and heartwrenching tale of younger lady who discovers her personal braveness and power whilst she makes the damaging trip from Mozambique to Zimbabwe. Nhamo is a Shona lady residing in a standard village in Mozambique in 1981. whilst her relatives attempts to strength her right into a marriage with a merciless guy, she flees. What was once speculated to were a brief boat journey around the border into Zimbabwe, the place she was hoping to discover her father, becomes an event jam-packed with demanding situations and threat that lasts a yr.
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Indd 49 49 The Magma Conspiracy 11/05/2011 18:01 “And hopefully we evaded the radar,” said Albrecht, placing his glider next to it. “I can smell sausages,” said Timonen, his eyes glazing over. ” He threw his glider into the branches of a tree and hurried off in search of the source of the delicious smell. “He’s going to get us caught,” said Saar. “I’ve got him covered,” said Albrecht calmly. ” “I can’t say the same,” said Saar. “I can smell things other than food. There are strange four-legged creatures nearby.
Thanks,” said Timonen, as he stuffed a sausage in his mouth and hurried back to the wall. With a swift leap he was over and alongside his friends. ” said Saar, fuming. ” said Timonen, chewing and gulping at the same time. ” said Albrecht. ” A group of high-pitched sirens blasted out a few streets away. “That’s the sound of police cars,” said Saar. ” “We need to find somewhere to hide,” said Albrecht, his eyes scanning the park. He checked the map on the RoAR once more, moving its position with the touch of his fingers.
Indd 50 50 The Magma Conspiracy 11/05/2011 18:01 but nothing was going to stop him. “We need to create a diversion,” said Timonen. “This is going to end badly,” said Albrecht. “Do you really need to eat now? ” “That was just for starters,” said Timonen. ” Timonen read all the words on the vendor’s cart. He’d never heard of half of what was for sale. “Scratch that,” he said. ” Albrecht clasped his head in his hands. ” said Timonen. “Just stick with the sausage for now,” said Saar. “Maybe you’re right,” said Timonen, absolutely certain that coming to New York was the best thing he’d ever done.