ABC Unabridged Libary Collection: Windmill Hill - Cassette

ABC Unabridged Libary Collection: Windmill Hill - Cassette by Michael Jacobson
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ISBN
9781740860772
Date Released
Binding
Audio
 
Dimensions
176 x 115mm
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5 Cassettes, Unabridged.
Read by Christopher Pitman.

Blink Johns is more than just a gardener: he is a man who has drawn life and beauty from the earth. But his mind is closing down, retreating into images of the past and taking him away from his family.

Now, though, it's not just his mind that is being taken away. His grandson kidnaps him from the nursing home and they head for the lunar landscape of Queenstown in western Tasmania, a place so ravaged by mining that it looks like a battlefield. He knows that if he can just get Blink there, he can give him one last chance at a dignified and creative life.

And through one apparently simple slip of the old man's tongue, Michael Jacobson moves deftly between present and past to unfold a tragic story of friendship, war and old age that is strangely beautiful and leads us to an unexpectedly optimistic and inspiring conclusion.
ISBN:
9781740860772
Publication Date:
01 / 10 / 2003
Dimensions:
176 x 115mm

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