A brilliantly vivid tapestry of the Australian predicament, rich in possibility, but shot through with accident and revelation. Through it all breathes the ancient reality of the land: its red earth and bright air painted with the sure hand of a master.' - Simon Schama
Nicholas Jose was born in 1952 and grew up in Adelaide, South Australia. He has published stories, essays, translations and four previous novels, including Paper Nautilus (1987), Avenue of Eternal Peace (1989) and The Rose Crossing (1994), which has been translated into French, German, Chinese and Japanese. He lives in Sydney.
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