'On the horizon I think I see a light, the fading dark before the dawn. Maybe a boat will come, maybe not, but either way it will be too late. Am I sky? Or am I water? I no longer know'.
Water, jealousy, sizzling heat, passion, freedom, death, yearning - all feature in Penguin Australian Summer Stories. From a dark tale of passion to a most unusual ocean voyage, from an exhilarating boyhood joy-ride to a diving tragedy - this collection of stories for summer showcases the talents of well-known and upcoming Australian writers. Their stories, at once hilarious and sad, lively and restrained, make for great summertime reading.