Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book corners. Pages sunned.
The coast and dreams of being by the water are never far away in Kinsella’s surprising stories of Australian small town life. They summon in us both longing and fear at the recollection of our own childhoods, families, friends and upbringings.
Flight is a possibility. A boy builds a rocket from 44-gallon drums and packing cases, a lone farmer travels to London to glimpse the snow his late mother once spoke of, and inseparable mates relocate to the inner city. But the elemental mystery of place, of the country, of the sea, invariably draws them back. (back cover)