The novel Rice without Rain starts with a description of a very hot place where there has been no rain for a long time.
Could you please explain the lines in red to me? :shock:
[color=red]"Heat the color of fire, sky as heavy as mud, and under both the soil–hard, dry, unyielding.
It was a silent harvest. Across the valley, yellow rice fields stretched,[color=red] stooped and dry."