By Agneta Pleijel
A prophecy is obtained through a loved aunt, a prophecy that her younger niece eagerly waits to determine fulfilled.
the tale occurs within the Fifties within the suburbs of Stockholm, within the college city of Lund, and within the usa. Neta’s adolescence is in disarray. She reads—words provide shape to the vagueness of existence—and is busy brooding about the feminine intercourse, relations, and the stupendous range of individuals on this planet. Her father, a mathematician, and her mom, a musician, are in consistent clash, but
she loves them either. steadily Neta realizes that she’s grown up in a lie and that she needs to step conscientiously in the course of the battle area of her mom and dad’ marriage.
this is often an insightful story in regards to the look for fact, morality, and a spot of your individual within the world.
Read Online or Download A Fortune Foretold: A Novel PDF
Similar coming of age fiction books
Scout McBride used to be born into ranching existence within the West Texas barren region open air El Paso. He discovered to journey a horse virtually sooner than he may perhaps stroll, grew up speaking with animals round the harsh land, and spoke Spanish together with his first pal, a boy from Mexico. It was once a difficult surroundings for one so younger and as Scout follows a rugged route to turning into a guy, he understands that to emulate the boys he admires, he needs to preserve something in brain: Cowboys don’t cry.
All Leaf desires is to be ready for his destiny. he's ageing and shortly must got down to discover a new domestic and begin his family. meanwhile, the child desperately wishes his father to coach him the talents to outlive outdoors of the knoll. gray, even though, has gotten himself right into a undesirable scenario and now has his personal difficulties to accommodate.
14-year-old Andi Gazek, a lifelong automobile nut, mini-MacGyver, and specialist strategizer (i. e. , fibber) from Montana, hits the line one deserted summer time looking for the racer father she by no means knew. discovering him isn't adequate. Now she desires him to force the area well-known 2,500-mile classic motor vehicle rally race--La Carrera Panamericana--with her in Mexico.
Luke Sparks is a pediatric oncologist decided to discover the remedy for leukemia. However, this dream is elusive, and he fears he has misplaced his ardour for drugs, his function for dwelling, and has failed each sufferer he has now not been capable of shop. He even contemplates if his personal lifestyles is worthy residing. yet that inspiration is thwarted by means of Joe, the eight-year-old sufferer he takes with him for your time clear of the melanoma remedies, as Luke is returning to his youth domestic of Grassy Creek, within the mountain city of Spruce Pine, North Carolina.
Additional resources for A Fortune Foretold: A Novel
A Fortune Foretold: A Novel by Agneta Pleijel