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Rainbow People - (British Literature) by Nicholas Mosley (Paperback)
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In his final novel, Rainbow People, Nicholas Mosley offers us the distinctly twenty-first-century story of a holy family. A man, a woman, and a child walk together along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, near the border between Greece and Macedonia. They watch as a film is made about the refugee crisis on the beach. While the mother and father, joined by the filmmaker, contemplate the meaning of the crisis, the limited powers of art, the greater powers of fear and faith, the child explores, plays, and constantly transforms before their eyes. Months later, the family travels from their home in England to Calais, France, where an enormous refugee camp called "the Jungle" has sprung up. Here, in this unlikely place, the child shows the adults a graceful way to face the future. Mosley's Rainbow People is a masterful, powerful book about borders, politics, and hope.