SUBLIME ADOPTION, a Tale of Love and Mendacity

SUBLIME ADOPTION, a Tale of Love and Mendacity


I have been a  visual artist for years, first devoting my interest to realism.  After taking a course in MDC based on painting the human figure, I strictly delt in pencil, charcoal or pastel portraits. At one point I experimented with a monochomatic portrait of a child--my first oil on c More...



The theme of this general fiction novel will vastly appeal to a mixed-age range, starting with young adults. Although true love and romance may appear to be the crux of this story, they blend well with other divergent topics, mainly the complex realities of adoption. The latter, typically a taboo subject for most people, brings unsurmountable sadness to the giving birth parents as opposed to the infinite joy conferred upon the child-receiving ones and, surprisingly, to the adopted children. The five chapters in one way or another, stem from the drama of a once twisted life ultimately yearning for redemption and a tortured soul trying to emerge from an unfulfilled life. In the end, surprising revelations will open the path to forbearance and new beginnings for all.