Secondhand. Very good condition. Wear to book corners and edges. Pages are sunned.
Singapore, 1949. A young Eurasian woman, a survivor of the Japanese Occupation, meets the son of a privileged Australian family. She accompanies him to one of his parents' homes in Broome with hope for a better life, despite doubts from her family.
Captivated by this life and his photography, she comes to see herself anew. But is the image true? And is it love?
What follows is a tale of secrets and ghosts, of love and loss, of the lies we tell each other and the lies we tell ourselves.
A dazzling work of emotional power, The Australian Fiance resonates in the mind and heart long after the reading finished (back cover)