12-year-old Emily Iris looks forward to the house guests that her family take in from time to time to diffuse the tension in their unhappy home. One summer a family of wanderers - an Australian couple and their two boys - comes to stay, and Emily and her beloved sister Sarah form warm but delicate friendships with the boys. But then tragedy strikes and their lives are changed forever.
Set in late-1960s South Africa, this exquisite, beautifully written novel will enthral teenagers and adults alike.
- Publication Date:
- 03 / 04 / 2006
- 135 x 216mm