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  • The Water Thief
  • Claire Hajaj
  • English
  • 15 July 2020
  • 9781786073945

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summary Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Claire Hajaj Claire Hajaj ´ 3 summary The Water Thief review ✓ 3 T's lonely wife But when he realizes a water well could offer a way out for the village and redeem his guilty conscience he takes matters into his own hands It's a decision that changes everything for him and for everyone he lov. Nick is a thirtysomething professional in England after his father s death he decides to take a one year sabbatical to volunteer his professional expertise as an architect on a construction project in Africa Nick is recently engaged in isn t really sure where his life is headed Upon his arrival in the town in an unnamed African nation he starts to see how different life is from when he grew up with and knows back homeThe construction work that he is managing moves slowly and it is marked by many of the features of the developing world foreign expertise low skilled local labor and its challenges leadership corruption and misguided ambition As if that weren t enough Nick also feels challenged faces challenges with the family who is hosting him in their home Despite having a fianc e back home he starts an affair with his host s wifeAs the months progress a drought grows in the country and everyone must buy fresh water from the governor s monopoly water supply company There is no well or other sources of water so without the water trucks there is no water for irrigation cleaning cooking or drinking The governor claims benevolence by selling water but makes a tidy profit on the backs of the villagers with no choiceThe author paints a rather bleak although sadly realistic picture of how close to the edge of survival millions of people live in the developing world There seems to be some foreign money as well as some well intentioned people genuinely trying to help get harsh it is a lack of resources and fundamentally the selfishness of human nature that keeps people stuck where they areNick desperately wants to address the water shortage by drilling the well in the village When he can t get funding by reuest decides to borrow from the hospital s construction fund do itAs he starts the drilling project everything starts to fall apart his work is relationships the stability of the village everything Told in rather straightforward prose with occasional color descriptions the story also changes from third person to first person narration of the preadolescent son of Nick s host family showing his person effective as he also comes of age in the storyIt feels like you re almost in the story feeling the heat in the sun beating down on the dry dusty air bakes in the hot winds of the African SahelIt s hard to stay where this leaves the reader hopeful or helpless relieved or agitated happy or sad By capturing the complexity nuance and challenges of life in developing Africa the author does an important service to the people of that continent She shows how the conspiracy of geography weather religion Western influence and corruption have constrained and restrain the people of Africa for years and reflects on the missed opportunity of the future without some kind of radical change in one or of these elements That is not to say that this change is easier likely in fact even the degree of possibility of change is subject to debateAnyone who is interested in Africa or the complexities of life in the developing world would enjoy this book while a may not uite rise to the level of moral fiction it certainly is a worthwhile and valuable read Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters redeem his guilty conscience he takes matters into his own hands It's a decision that changes everything for him and for everyone he lov. 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summary Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Claire Hajaj Claire Hajaj ´ 3 summary The Water Thief review ✓ 3 Lending his engineering skills to build a children's hospital Adrift from the world he knows dangerous currents soon pull him in a simmering family conflict hidden corruption and violence a killing drought attraction to his hos. Nick s father has died and it has caused him to take a hard look at his life He s living in London works as an engineer and is engaged to the lovely Kate Yet he decides to leave that safe life and go off to a poor village in Africa to help build a children s hospital He hopes to absolve his long time guilt over an incident involving a childhood friend He stays at the home of Dr Ahmed his wife Margaret and their children JoJo and Nagode There he s faced with a moral dilemma The people are dying from a lack of water The Governor is charging exorbitant fees for water delivery Nick learns that there is a solution to the village s problem a water well can be dug But the Governor won t consider it Nick so desperately wants to help these people that he makes a decision that will impact allThis book completely tore my heart open and made me take a hard look at my own life I so admired Nick s determination to help these people He wants to do the right thing and truly doesn t understand why those in power wouldn t feel the same He s so torn by his love for Margaret and his respect for her husband And JoJo this young boy on the edge of manhood who longs to become an engineer like Nick absolutely broke my heart The author does an amazing job of bringing JoJo alive and detailing his descent into hopelessness The characters in this book will long live in my heart and memory This is one of the most thought provoking soul searching books I ve ever readThis is a masterpiece of a novel exuisitely written intense and profound a book that should be reuired reading for all It should be given every prestigious award for literary excellence I most highly recommend itThis book was given to me by the publicist in return for an honest review Nation as Mother right thing and truly doesn t understand why those in power wouldn t feel the same He s so torn by his love for Margaret and his Provenzalische Verwicklungen respect for her husband And JoJo this young boy on the edge of manhood who longs to become an engineer like Nick absolutely broke my heart The author does an amazing job of bringing JoJo alive and detailing his descent into hopelessness The characters in this book will long live in my heart and memory This is one of the most thought provoking soul searching books I ve ever Things to leave behind readThis is a masterpiece of a novel exuisitely written intense and profound a book that should be Lover Awakened Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #3 reuired The Stench reading for all It should be given every prestigious award for literary excellence I most highly The Life Tree Poems recommend itThis book was given to me by the publicist in The Painter return for an honest یزید review

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summary Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Claire Hajaj Claire Hajaj ´ 3 summary The Water Thief review ✓ 3 Who decides what is right How do we judge our actions And how do we live with ourselves when things go wrong Following his father's death troubled idealist Nick abandons his safe London life for a remote desert village in Africa. Nick s father has died and it has caused him to take a hard look at his life He s living in London works as an engineer and is engaged to the lovely Kate Yet he decides to leave that safe life and go off to a poor village in Africa to help build a children s hospital He hopes to absolve his long time guilt over an incident involving a childhood friend He stays at the home of Dr Ahmed his wife Margaret and their children JoJo and Nagode There he s faced with a moral dilemma The people are dying from a lack of water The Governor is charging exorbitant fees for water delivery Nick learns that there is a solution to the village s problem a water well can be dug But the Governor won t consider it Nick so desperately wants to help these people that he makes a decision that will impact allThis book completely tore my heart open and made me take a hard look at my own life I so admired Nick s determination to help these people He wants to do the right thing and truly doesn t understand why those in power wouldn t feel the same He s so torn by his love for Margaret and his respect for her husband And JoJo this young boy on the edge of manhood who longs to become an engineer like Nick absolutely broke my heart The author does an amazing job of bringing JoJo alive and detailing his descent into hopelessness The characters in this book will long live in my heart and memory This is one of the most thought provoking soul searching books I ve ever readThis is a masterpiece of a novel exuisitely written intense and profound a book that should be reuired reading for all It should be given every prestigious award for literary excellence I most highly recommend it This book was given to me by the publicist in return for an honest review