A story that's evocative and sad and with a remarkable heroine * Image magazine * This is a heart-wr
'Cate Kennedy is a singular artist who looks to the ordinary in a small rural community and is particularly astute on exploring the fallout left by the aftermath of the personal disasters that change everything.' -- Eileen Battersby * Irish Times * 'Cate Kennedy writes with the warm understanding and cold precision of a master.' -- David Malouf 'One of the world's finest short-story writers'. -- Robert Drewe 'Cate Kennedy's anger is a cleansing fire. Her stories ache with small mercies - tender, life-affirming, real.' -- Hilary McPhee 'Short fiction at its best.' * Instyle Magazine *.