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Together, Apart is a short story about love and its zig-zagging in and out of people's lives, bringing them together and pulling them apart.

Together, Apart is as romantic and magical as it is gritty and honest.

Together, Apart is written in two word sentences. No more. No less.
Kindle Edition, 51 pages
Published February 13th 2015
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Mar 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
A story of a romantic relationship that is realistic in it’s spanning of the years, Together, Apart begins by highlighting how modern London life requires a level of openness in order to meet someone; from the moments on ‘The Tube’ to ‘The Festival’ you can relate – busy world, busy people, the mystery when you don’t hear from someone. How do you figure out what someone’s about, what the situation is?

As the relationship develops, the story tackles the issue of ‘forever.’ Forever doesn’t come ea
Mar 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The two-words sentences give this story a great intensity, as if stripping away extra words had forced the author to retain only the essence of her character's feelings. It feels like watching an entire lifetime and relationship fast forward, unique and yet similar to many other. I was reminded of the beginning of Pixar's movie Up (and it moved me in the same way). ...more
Mar 04, 2016 rated it liked it
I really liked that this story followed the lives of two lovers ... from meeting, through challenges, and finally to the end. Unlike love stories that I've been seeing in fiction novels lately, the love story seemed real and much of it was relatable. However, the two word sentences made the story difficult for me to read. ...more
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