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Between a Wolf and a Dog

Between a Wolf and a Dog

Author: Georgia Blain
$29.99 (AUD)  inc GST
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Outside, the rain continues unceasing; silver sheets sluicing down, the trees and shrubs soaking and bedraggled, the earth sodden, puddles overflowing, torrents coursing onwards, as the darkness slowly softens with the dawn. Ester is a family therapist with an appointment book that catalogues the anxieties of the middle class: loneliness, relationships, death. She spends her days helping others find happiness, but her own family relationships are tense and frayed. Estranged from both her sister, April, and her ex-husband, Lawrence, Ester wants to fall in love again. Meanwhile, April is struggling through her own directionless life; Lawrence's reckless past decisions are catching up with him; and Ester and April's mother, Hilary, is about to make a choice that will profoundly affect then all. Taking place largely over one rainy day in Sydney, and rendered with the evocative and powerful prose Blain is known for, Between a Wolf and a Dog is a celebration of the best in all of us - our capacity to live in the face of ordinary sorrows, and to draw strength from the transformative power of art. Ultimately, it is a joyous tribute to the beauty of being alive. ' A beautifully tender exploration of the complications of family love, self-knowledge, and the struggle for forgiveness.' Gail Jones 'What a marvellously clear eye Georgia Blain has for the ways in which we love and harm one another ...a remarkable book.' Michelle de Kreter

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General Fields

  • : 9781925321111
  • : Scribe Publications
  • : Scribe Publications
  • : January 2016
  • : 234mm X 153mm X 20mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 320
  • : en
  • : Georgia Blain