On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes spoke to Rahla Xenopoulos about The Season of Glass.
The Season of Glass.
Author Rahla Xenopoulos has published her novel The Season of Glass and will be making an appearance at the Open Book Festival in Cape Town next week.
Somewhere in her body she retained every story ever told. She knew every life that had been lived and every life yet to be born.
There exists a prophesy as old as history itself: in times of darkness a pair of twins will be born, a gift to humankind that will save us from ourselves. Whether in ancient Ethiopia, where a warrior queen rises; aboard buccaneer Black Caesar’s pirate ship sailing for Jamaica at the time of the Spanish Inquisition; or in a banker’s opulent mansion in Austria on the eve of World War ii. , the twins, and their aides and enemies, must face a common destiny.
The Season of Glass is a modern Scheherazade’s tale about these siblings’ travels at pivotal moments: to a marbled city in sixteenth-century India, through dangerous Johannesburg streets in the seventies, and even to the distant future. A shimmering novel, it is a kaleidoscope that works with light and shows us hope.
Listen to the interview with Rahla Xenopoulos here:
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