We were breaking strict rules, heading towards the high, crumbling hillside that was the northern face of this valley called Cedar Vale – Sharon Berg*
What happens next for Elke, the young protagonist in Sharon Berg’sfictional tale “Trespass” is a heart-wrenching account of how quickly innocence can slip into a dangerous and dark abyss. The tension builds and as a reader, I am left scarred similar to my feelings after reading Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Will the horrors between bullies and victims never end?
However with shadows comes light and for this Sarniawriter her ability to shock (and move readers into action) is offset by her caring and strong interest in portraying the human experience in its painful as well as its tender, healing moments.
For almost a year, Facebook followers have received teasers about Berg’s upcoming short fiction collection Naming the Shadowsto…
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