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By Pixie Emslie

ISBN-10: 1618973916

ISBN-13: 9781618973917

The mystique of mining has consistently involved humans. Cry of the Rocks is a unique in regards to the matters and hazards of deep rock mining. It describes existence at Nkuti, a contemporary deep-rock platinum mine in post-apartheid South Africa, and takes the reader into the depths of the earth, to the grueling work-face in addition to to the cruel fact of lifestyles above ground.

But Cry of the Rocks can be a mystery, including kidnapping, a homicide and a global conspiracy. With its sleek multi-racial mixture of characters, the tale probes deeply into the lives of the folk of Nkuti, the place a mysterious guy threatens the miners into sabotaging the mine whereas additionally undertaking kidnappings. Then a sequence of rock bursts capture dozens of miners under floor. Can the miners be saved?

The novel supplies sturdy perception into mining, as shift upon shift of hundreds of thousands of tough males descend into the bowels of the earth to choose and blast their method via a whole lot rock in stipulations of warmth, humidity, loss of air and light.

About the writer:
Pixie Emslie is a former journalist who labored on newspapers and magazines in South Africa and London, united kingdom. She additionally spent years writing and publishing concerning the harsh international of mining in South Africa in coal, gold, platinum, copper and manganese mines. She used this data to put in writing a strong novel encompassing the loves and lives of the folk operating the fictitious mine of Nkuti. She lives together with her husband, Robin, within the southern Cape of South Africa.

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