In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader. Little has changed here in fifty years except for the coming of cable TV. Lonliness is almost a religion, and still everyone kws your business. This is a captivating and compelling vel from one of Australia's most respected writers.
Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2000 and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Fiction Book 2000 and State Library of Tasmania People's Choice Award 2000. Shortlisted for Courier-Mail Book of the Year Award 2000.