He is a European reporter, she is a northern African freedom fighter. She has killed and he has seen it. This is what divides them and also what binds them together. From Babylon to Samarkand, Cuzco to Tibet, this man and woman roam the earth, entangled by love and conflict, longing for a spiritual peace, and yet fearful of the loss of human contact it may bring.
Gunnar Kopperud was born in Norway in 1946 and has worked as a war reporter mainly in Africa for Associated Press and DAGBLADET. He is the author of THE TIME OF LIGHT. Tom Geddes is the award-winning translator of THE WAY OF THE SERPENT by Torgny Lindgren, DREAMERS by Knut Hamsun and THE TALE OF A DOG by Lars Gustafsson.