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Brindle 24 by [Brown, J.J.]
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  • File Size: 489 KB
  • Print Length: 214 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00ALLZL5W
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Brindle 24

Brindle 24 is a fictional story of a day in the life of residents of a small US town who have been drawn into the lure of money for leasing their land to allow fracking for natural gas to take place nearby.

For readers who don't know understand what fracking is about, this is a new technology, led by the US, of horizontal drilling deep into shale bearing ground to find huge deposits of natural gas locked into the rock, which is then released by fracking, or breaking apart the rock, with high pressure water and chemicals. Serious and disturbing health and safety concerns and major incidents have given rise to increasing controversy over whether fracking should be undertaken, and some countries, like France and Bulgaria, have already banned it.

Each hour of the day in Brindle 24 is a separate and self-contained chapter and story, very cleverly woven together to form an overall plot theme, so that key characters and families emerge, grappling with unexplained and invidious incidents which seem to be happening oddly and gradually around them. This is a close-knit community where outsiders are viewed with suspicion, so that when a scientific investigator, contracted by the fracking company, and his son appear, to look for answers, reactions are very mixed and in some instances frightening. All is not as it seems, as various emotions, secretive relationships and jealousies between the community and the scientist get overlaid with aspirations, hopes and fears of everyone concerned, with all kinds of subtle conflicts surfacing.
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J.J. Brown is a scientist and an author, and mixes the two disciplines together in a brilliant way, to give us Brindle 24.

Brindle should be an idyllic place to live, if one is a lover of the countryside. Brown asks us to visit an environment of beauty, of flowers, woods and lakes, of country-folk and their families and their animals, and she spins her tale about them over a 24 hour period. It soon becomes apparent that terrible things are being done to Brindle, as characterised by Beth, a girl with a prodigious artistic talent, whose drawings are both disturbing and visionary. As the hours pass the full extent of the environmental problems created by fracking are revealed, and one comes to care about the people of Brindle who are slowly being poisoned, whose lives and life-styles are coming to an end, without, seemingly, anyone in power showing any genuine interest or concern.

I found Brindle 24 an informative read, but the information is shared through characters one can care about; people whose lives are being hurt, and this makes the story powerful and moving. I so wanted it not to be true to life. I really wanted to discover this whole concept is totally fictitious and that we are all safe from such things. Whilst reading I looked at the beauty around me and wondered, 'Could this happen here? Could this happen to me?' and considering, if it were to happen, how such terrible loss and waste could ever be endured. So the piece moved me, deeply, and made me think and wonder and want to know more.

Overall the author has done a very very good job indeed. I trust her information, I like her characters, I was compelled and interested and involved by and in her story-telling, and I found her writing really very good. So this is definitely, for me, a five star read, and I recommend it wholeheartedly.
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