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The Mountain by David M. Antonelli

The Mountain
By David M. Antonelli

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The Mountain is the story of a journalist and his wife who try to escape the ravages of war while trying to rebuild trust after her affair.

Set in Yugoslavia during the Croatian War of Independence, it opens when American journalist John Anderson discovers a few days before hostile Serbian troops are due to take over their village that his European musician wife Anna has just ended a yearlong affair with a French diplomat. He forgives her at first but only a few days into their desperate escape to the Hungarian border his distrust of Anna re-emerges when they meet a soldier and shortly thereafter the couple mysteriously disappear. On suspicion of further infidelity he abandons any effort to find them and ventures forth across a mountain on an odyssey of renewal and self-discovery.

When he encounters a massacre in a small village he starts to wonder if he has made a...
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