Many Stones Carolyn Coman
Out of the blue Berry’s estranged dad turns up and tells her that her sister Laura has been murdered in South Africa. Berry is consumed by despair and anger. At night she lies in bed, with a pile of comforting stones on her chest, to stop her floating away. Then her dad tells her they are going to South Africa to go to Laura’s memorial service. Feeling bitter and alone, Berry begins a painful journey to the place where her sister died, accompanied by a father she doesn’t want to know. But in a country seeking its own reconciliation, Berry takes the reluctant steps towards forgiveness.