The stone’s colour-changing property is at the heart of the story and takes the characters on a voyage to discover how past events are intertwined with the present.
The quest leads from World War One to the present day and from an English village to New Zealand farmland, to discover how past events are intertwined with the present. To unravel the mystery Pamela is forced to confront truths that shatter her beliefs about her family and their place in the world.
The Alexandrite is a story of class conflict, hidden sins, and deceit.
|Dimensions||153 × 234 mm|
For Dione Jones, writing is a long-held passion. Born in England and often inspired to write about the past and changes to the English way of life, she has a Master of Creative Writing and has won an award in the National Flash Fiction competition. The Alexandrite is her debut novel.