Ice Age Ahead
by Rolf A. F. Witzsche
shadow of nuclear war)
night of the terror
(by nuclear bombs)
we can only dream of the Sun.
But our love, the sunshine of the human heart, remains,
and so we discover ourselves as being surrounded by our own light,
that is brighter than the Sun.
The novel is fiction. It
takes us into the twilight between nuclear war and an attempt to prevent it. A
new world unfolds in the resulting shadow in which the past no longer applies.
Here a quiet search begins for what is ultimately real, for something that
goes deeper than conventions. At this point a multithreaded romance begins
with an unfolding sense of humanity that comes to light in the form of a
natural universal love and brotherhood. Once the conventional institutions
become discredited a kind of love that once seemed lost comes back to the
foreground as preciously enduring and evermore valid as the artificial axioms
multifaceted love is reflected in the stories of five families; two Russian,
one Canadian, one Japanese, and one American. Their adventures take us on a
voyage across fifteen time zones against a background that is constantly
changing. They take us to a new life in Russia where the protagonists face
some rather perplexing challenges and tragedies, but also triumphs from the
depth of their growing love that gradually becomes brighter. However, they
soon find themselves forced to having to flee again in the face of the old
imperial mentality that still rules in the background and reasserts itself.
is focused on exploring the vital issues in building a richer and brighter
civilization. Hence the title: Brighter than the Sun. -
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producer, and publisher
Published by Cygni Communications Ltd.
North Vancouver, BC, Canada - (C) 2009 Rolf A. F. Witzsche, all rights reserved