Marjorie, five years older; and Avril, five years younger. When Eric was one year old, his mother took him and his sisters to England. Eric was brought up in the company of his mother and sisters, and apart from a brief visit in mid,  the family did not see their husband or father Richard Blair until
November 25, at 6: The Atlantic first met the Mediterranean and the Strait of Gibraltar was born. From that moment forward, Europe was eternally separated from Africa. Beyond was the unknown. Even the Greeks did not cross the pillars of Hercules.
It was, instead, the Phoenicians, the superior navigators of antiquity, who first dared to sail into the uncharted. Their blood pulsed with the promise of Senegalese gold. Their eyes must have twinkled with the death drive, or what else would have led them into stormy waters?
Issam was living in the unknown. Seven heads of dark curly hair fluttered in the wind as Grandfather expertly navigated the coast in his azure Mercedes, a real fixer-upper, hand-painted, with the windows rolled down. They always made a stop for the tides, not far from the caves of Hercules. Issam was small enough to fall through but he was brave.
The caves gulped impressive swashes of Mediterranean blue. Grandfather would tell them stories of Poseidon and the Phoenicians. It used to be part of the Moorish Empire. Issam was far from the Mediterranean, far from his childhood dreams.
Today they closed early. He watched the concrete city swirling below him in the last light of evening, lively but nothing like the elegant white cities of Morocco. He missed the hustle of the medinas, the prayer calls, the sea.
He heard a shriek. Across from him a young woman leaned over the street to scream out the last bit of air in her lungs.
She had Phoenician eyes: They plunged thirty floors deep to the traffic below. Issam approached the ledge. He called out to her but a sudden wind took his voice before it could reach the other rooftop where she stood.
They were separated by an alley and a long drop.
She crossed her arms and sank into them to lean against the ledge. An inaudible sigh must have escaped her lips. She was safely behind the railing but her adventurous eyes were still fixed on the street below. Now Issam was sure she was not thinking of jumping.
She was blowing off some steam. This was city life. He stood for a moment to watch.
The dirt of the city was tangled in her hair. Dry locks of it hung over the ledge to sway, wild and unpredictable.
Sometimes it was close enough for him to touch it. The grass then and now her hair. The grass because it looked lifeless but it grew and grew out of the dusty earth. Her hair because it was unkempt. The women in his country kept their hair clean, many of them covered it.
He wanted to smooth out her knots, gently. She brushed her cheeks and pushed back her hair, uselessly. He made no effort to hide it.+ free ebooks online.
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Early life. Born in Cherryvale, Kansas, Louise Brooks was the daughter of Leonard Porter Brooks, a lawyer, who was usually busy with his practice, and Myra Rude, an artistic mother who said that any "squalling brats she produced could take care of themselves".