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Walking to the Moon. Kate Cole-Adams

Kate Cole-Adams

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ISBN : 9781849161343
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244 pages
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When I stood up I could not see my mother. She was not on the beach, and when I looked back across the water she was not there either. I asked, or was about to ask, where she had gone when I saw something floating a little way off, not far from theMoreWhen I stood up I could not see my mother. She was not on the beach, and when I looked back across the water she was not there either. I asked, or was about to ask, where she had gone when I saw something floating a little way off, not far from the shore. In the icy elongated moment that followed I could neither move nor hear nor speak.A woman wakes from a coma, its cause unknown. She refuses to see her family- she does not say why. Slowly, almost reluctantly, she becomes stronger. Now she will walk. Where?Walking to the Moon, Kate Cole-Adams enthralling, seductive first novel is both a psychological journey and a piercing exploration of abandonment and loss. A work of striking subtlety and maturity, it heralds the arrival of a brilliant new voice in Australian literature