By Anita Shreve

Margaret and Patrick were married quite a few months after they trigger on what they wish should be a good adventure-a yr residing in Kenya. Margaret speedy realizes there's a good deal she doesn't find out about the advanced mores of her new domestic, and approximately her personal husband.
A British couple invitations the newlyweds to affix on a mountaineering day trip to Mount Kenya, and so they eagerly agree. yet in the course of their harrowing ascent, a awful coincidence 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 swap in Altitude illuminates the internal panorama of a pair, the irrevocable influence of tragedy, and the elusive nature of forgiveness. With attractive language and amazing emotional depth, Anita Shreve transports us to the unique panoramas of Africa and into the center of our such a lot intimate relationships.

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Morell 42 Shay was suspicious as he went to peel back one of the blinds, looking outside carefully and squinting at the dimming pale blue sky. “Is that normal? ” “You are,” James said, zipping up the sides of the small black suitcase he had bought that day. “Nocturnal creatures can still be awake during parts of the day, even if they can’t go anywhere. They’re just active after dark. ” With the suitcase rolling behind him and another bag slung over his shoulder, James left Shay looking pensive by the window.

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