page 223 of 244 of An Unrestored Woman

Curfew

Is the pebble she dropped in the river the same as from the previous story, only this story is taking place years later and he is the boy all grown up with a family of his own? Both stories begin on a journey – this time it’s a raft. Fitting that the final image of landscape in the book is of a river since rivers have often come up in the book as dividing and cutting and as time flowing past.