‘Extravagantly beautiful writing’ ADELAIDE ADVERTISER
‘Unputdownable’ SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
‘Poetic and full of grace’ HERALD SUN
1942 – Japanese bombs rain down in Darwin, Australia.
Motherless Molly Hook, the gravedigger’s daughter, turns to the road, seeking the deep-country sorcerer who put a curse on her family.
By her side are the most unlikely travelling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress, and Yukio, a fallen Japanese fighter pilot.
As they journey from the vine forests to Australia’s wild and magical monsoon lands, they will encounter grave danger and discover true love…
Immerse yourself in a love letter to Australia from its best-loved writer.