On a snowy winter night, Gerry Adamson hides from his family in a laid-up sailboat. Pushing sixty, holed-up with a laptop, he s trying to make a novel out of thirty-odd years of compromises and betrayals that have seen him go from youthful erratic passion to late-middle-aged dithering. He s making one last effort to make it mean something. SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2007 JOHN AND MARGARET SAVAGE FIRST NOVEL AWARDThis isna#39;t a bad thing. Hea#39;s dressed for the cold, and the snow that falls on him as he heaves the tree onto the roof rack of the Honda is a diamond shower. ... The world seems a comfortably loose fit to Gerry this morning. The kids have goneanbsp;...
|Title||:||Happiness of Fish|
|Publisher||:||Breakwater Books - 2007|