Drown them in the Sea

Nicholas Angel
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An evocative story about the dreams and desperate realities of life on the land in the Australian outback from the joint-winner of The Australian/Vogel Literary Award. With spare, intense language, Nicholas Angel writes of this arid country and the people who struggle to work it.

Winner of the Australian/Vogel's Literary Award 2003.

With dreams of moving to a house by the sea haunting their every day, Millvan and his wife, Michelle, owners of a riverside property in a small outback farming community, struggle with drought, friends, adversaries and the wrenchingly familiar rural cycle of hope and despair.

Drown them in the Sea tells a compellingly honest story of the challenges and hardships of farming life in Australia. In vivid, vital language, Nicholas Angel captures both devastated landscape and human desire in this powerfully authentic evocation of life on the land.

Author bio:

Nicholas Angel grew up in Western Queensland. He completed his law degree in Brisbane and did a master in international law at a French university. He now lives in Paris. Drown them in the Sea is his first book.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9781741143492
Awards: Winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year Award 2005 AU
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub Date: October 2004
Page Extent: 168
Format: Paperback - B format
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Subject: Literary fiction