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Ines' Words by Haidji

Ines' Words, Haidji, Fiction, folktales, short stories, book review, On My Kindle Book Reviews

Source: I received a free paperback copy of this book with the option of leaving an honest review.
Genre: Short story, Mythology, Folktale, Romance
Format: eBook, Print
Publication Date: April 2, 2016

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The love story between Ines de Castro and King D Pedro I is one of the most tragic, intense and powerful in European history. Their story has become a legend and it is difficult to separate fact from fiction, where the only certainty that remains is the element of forbidden, but everlasting, love. With her latest work, Ines’ Words, Haidji brings her unique and magical style to this subject and shows not only the enduring power of the legend but of love itself.


Ines' Words is a story about a forbidden love that has endured the passage of time to be actualized in a new age.

Using her talent for elegant prose, Haidji retells the story of Ines and King Pedro while artfully connecting the past and present as the protagonist, Mariana, is inexplicably drawn towards places from Ines' world. Haunting, beautiful and tragic, the echoes of Ines' and King Pedro's love whisper to Mariana and draw her into a dreamlike state as she relives Ines' memories.

Haidji has taken a legend and put a unique spin on it using her brand of lyrical prose to create a timeless work that captures the essence of Ines' and King Pedro's legendary and timeless love.

About Haidji

Haidji, Ines' Words, On My Kindle Book Reviews
Haidji, author. Courtesy of Goodreads.
just... Haidji Her interest in art began at the age of four when she got a blackboard for Christmas. She then started to draw objects around the house: chairs, tables, and so on. As she was 12 she started to write her stories and poems. Handwritten and hand painted books for family and friends. Her University education was at the University of Applied Science at Idar-Oberstein, Germany, where she obtained a Diploma (equivalent to a Master's Degree) in Jewelry and Precious Stones Design, and Painting. She is also a qualified Goldsmith.

Haidji is a talented and creative artist who produces abstract work that resonates with warmth and life. Her stories create images in the reader’s mind, as would a word be a brushstroke painting inside your imagination.

There is a very spiritual feel to her work, almost an otherworldliness.

A captiving blend of Brazilian flair, Teutonic precision and Dutch pragmatism makes Haidji's work unique, appealing and thought-provoking. Since 1995 Haidji has exhibited her work, realised her projects and told her stories in many countries: Germany, Brazil, Italy, Holland, Switzerland, England, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Australia, and the United States...

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Have you read any stories about Ines and King Pedro? Which ones? Let us know in the comments!

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