Sorry (Paperback)Gail Jones (author)
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This is a story that can only be told in a whisper...
In the remote outback of Western Australia, English anthropologist Nicholas Keene and his wife Stella raise a curious child, Perdita. Her childhood is far from ordinary; a shack in the wilderness, with a distant father burying himself in books and an unstable mother whose knowledge of Shakespeare forms the backbone of the girl's limited education. Emotionally adrift, Perdita develops a friendship with an Aboriginal girl, Mary, with whom she will share a very special bond. She appears content with her unusual family life in this remote corner of the globe until Nicholas Keane is discovered murdered...
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm
Powerful and poignant * Guardian *
She has a gift for lyricism and elegant imagery... leaves a lovely legacy * The Times *
Shards of poetry stud Jones' writing like diamonds * Independent *
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