The Fifth Mrs Brink

The Fifth Mrs Brink Karina M Szczurek s soul baring memoir of her life before with and after her marriage to Andr P Brink details a year of widowhood and a love to last a lifetime This is the book which shows decisively

  • Title: The Fifth Mrs Brink
  • Author: Karina Magdalena Szczurek
  • ISBN: 9781868428038
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Paperback
  • Karina M Szczurek s soul baring memoir of her life before, with and after her marriage to Andr P Brink details a year of widowhood and a love to last a lifetime This is the book which shows decisively that Karina is a writer in her own right, still coming in to her full creative powers, and simultaneously silences any gossips who might still have disbelieved Karina andKarina M Szczurek s soul baring memoir of her life before, with and after her marriage to Andr P Brink details a year of widowhood and a love to last a lifetime This is the book which shows decisively that Karina is a writer in her own right, still coming in to her full creative powers, and simultaneously silences any gossips who might still have disbelieved Karina and Andr Brink s love for one another A homage to a marriage cut tragically short by Brink s death, in 2015 at 79 years old, and a diary of creative dissolution and knitting back together, The Fifth Mrs Brink combines enough literary skinner, salacious detail and moving romantic description of dealing with the death of a loved one to satisfy fans of her and her husband, both old and new.

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    About “Karina Magdalena Szczurek”

    1. Karina Magdalena Szczurek

      Karina Magdalena Szczurek was in Jelenia G ra, Poland, Karina lived in Austria, the United States, and Wales, before finding a home in South Africa Her doctoral thesis was published as Truer than Fiction Nadine Gordimer Writing Post Apartheid South Africa 2008 She is the editor of Touch Stories of Contact 2009 , Encounters with Andr Brink 2010 , Contrary Critical Responses to the Novels of Andr Brink with Willie Burger, 2013 , and Water New Short Fiction from Africa with Nick Mulgrew, 2015 Her play for young adults, A Change of Mind, won the MML Literature Award in the Category English Drama in 2012 She lives in Cape Town with three her cats, Glinka, Salieri and Mozart Invisible Others is her first novel.

    166 thoughts on “The Fifth Mrs Brink”

    1. – Fiction is the most dangerous place in the world; that's where truth lives. – – There is no peace in fear for a loved one. No place to hide in the face of death. I read and wrote through the nights, stared into darkness. – – Water tells my story. – – Languages come to me. There is no other way of describing it. After an initial intimidating few months of frustration, they seep into me. It is a process I can think of only as osmosis. The moment I find myself surrounded by a langua [...]


    2. Every loss is unique, every response to loss is different, and every grief has its own particulars, large and small. Yet, bereaved – bereft – and post-traumatic, we do share certain reactions, again large and small: the loops in your head, becoming suddenly accident-prone, many more. The knowledge can be comforting.Yes, I thought when I read on page 96, ‘I hurt myself doing silly things around the house and garden’ Before this, I read the poignant words on the back cover of this intensel [...]




    3. Touched me very deeply. It comforted me in this dark time I am going through. One of my favourite books of 2017.


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