In a world divided by fear, hate, and prejudice, Racine embarks on a journey to discover who she really is. After a life time of alienation and rejection because of the colour of her skin and her Black heritage, she discovers the ultimate truth of good
is wrapped up in the magic of the Story. Stories have the power to change the world, but first, the stories need unlocking.
In this thought-provoking, profoundly moving call-to-arms fantasy story, Alison Clarke tells the story of Racine’s self-discovery and coming of age through her exploration of the ‘Story’ throughout time and ages. As Racine travels from the Library of Congress through time and space to lands both magical and real, she unlocks the mysteries of her own heritage and comes to understand that there are more things that join us than divide us.
Racine is a thrilling, poignant, engrossing piece of fantasy fiction that will entertain and enthrall its reader’s thanks to the novels phenomenal literature and addictive plot! Never before have I read such a deeply meaningful book in the genre of fantasy; this sensational piece of fiction is unlike any book I have read. It will capture your imagination and make you feel a host of different emotions thanks to its poignant moving themes. Racine may be a piece of fiction designed to delights its reader but it is also a piece of fiction that will make the reader think about the world we live in today and these kinds of books are the best kind!
Racine is a character study of a young black woman called Racine. The reader will follow Racine through a fantasy land as she discovers herself and who she is meant to be. It is a deeply moving journey in which the reader will get unprecedented access to the life of a woman who is finding herself; it makes for an intimate look that is unlike anything you will ever read. As well as this book being a character study, it is also a book with many fantasy elements, these fantasy elements are guaranteed to delight all readers of all ages and so, Racine truly is a stellar piece of fiction!
The author of this sensational novel, Alison Clarke is a talented, thoughtful author and a dedicated, passionate wordsmith. Her beautifully moving tale is gripping and exciting from beginning to end, and this is all thanks to the journey the reader experiences. The fluidity of this book is quite simply stunning as the reader will feel the need to keep on turning the pages from the very start.
Clarke is a talented author because she has managed to write about poignant themes such as human injustice and suffering. These two themes are prominent, but the fact that Racine is technically a children’s/young adult book means it is even more poignant because children will be reading this book and those are going to be the ones to change the world and right those wrongs so thank you, Clarke, for being so extraordinary!
To summarise my thoughts on the brilliant and riveting Racine; I would say if you are a reader who is looking to read a phenomenal piece of literature that will keep you hooked from beginning to end then this incredible book is for you! This superb book gets Five Stars from me!
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