The River of Strange People

The River of Strange People

Jonathan Rowe / May 28, 2020

The River of Strange People A modern American pirate steals a sacred icon from a Maya temple a British cancer researcher seeks an elusive enzyme to save his son and make us all immortal an American paralegal and single mother su

  • Title: The River of Strange People
  • Author: Jonathan Rowe
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  • Page: 233
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  • A modern American pirate steals a sacred icon from a Maya temple a British cancer researcher seeks an elusive enzyme to save his son and make us all immortal an American paralegal and single mother sues the cousin who raised her to gain possession of a priceless ancient Maya codex and they all race up a steaming jungle river in Belize on a quest for the legendary fouA modern American pirate steals a sacred icon from a Maya temple a British cancer researcher seeks an elusive enzyme to save his son and make us all immortal an American paralegal and single mother sues the cousin who raised her to gain possession of a priceless ancient Maya codex and they all race up a steaming jungle river in Belize on a quest for the legendary fountain of youth, hidden for centuries by Maya separatists deep in the Yucatan rain forest.The River of Strange People is a literary page turner that crisscrosses the centuries to examine, through the skeptical eyes of three modern narrators the pirate, the doctor and the paralegal , the histories and legends of several men and women who ve sought the fountain of youth over the centuries a renegade 16th century missionary, a boozy old 17th century buccaneer, a romantic 18th century painter, a free spirited 19th century adventurer, and a reclusive 20th century Maya scholar.As the modern characters use force, science, and legal process to peel back the layers of the past, they begin to believe there really is a fountain of youth, hidden deep in the Central American jungle But since their investigation also exposes the astonishing and deadly consequences of seeking eternal youth, they must face the pressing question of just how far they re willing to go, in their quest for immortality.

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    1. From London scenes to Mayan jungle to Ann Arbor streets (after living there 20+ years, I think I recognize a few of the people), Jonathan Rowe interweaves an intricate but understandable plot. I especially enjoyed the legal logic, even carried into pirate rules of conduct. The sensual parts were quite well-done, leading to interesting considerations about authorial research. After I finished, I found myself wondering about what the characters were up to in future chapters, as yet unwritten. When [...]


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