Life of Houses
Paperback $26.95 - Giramondo Publishing Co
Fiction - Published: 1/Apr/2015 - ISBN: 9781922146809
With a poet's eye for detail,The Life of Houses explores the hidden tensions in an old established Australian family that has lived for generations in a large house in a coastal town in south-eastern Australia.Tensions come to the surface when the granddaughter Kit is sent by her mother to spend a holiday with her grandparents, and the unmarried aunt who looks after them. Kit's presence brings the old quarrels to life as family memories take hold of the present, brought to a flashpoint by the anger and resentment of Kit and her mother, and the dementia and sudden illness of her grandparents.
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