A Week in the Life of Cassandra Aberline
After forty-five years in Sydney, Cassandra Aberline returns to her home town in the Western Australian wheat belt in the same way she left- on the Indian Pacific train.As they cross the emptiness of the vast Australian inland, Cassie travels back through her memories, too, frightened that she's about to lose them forever - and with them, her last chance to answer the question that has haunted her almost all her life.
'The book shows how magic, fantasy and creativity can burst out in the most apparently mundane of lives and places...Here is a writer whose talent is as magical as her genre.' * Sydney Morning Herald, on Siddon Rock * `Delights and shocks with its spiritual energy and refreshingly original voice.' * Courier-Mail, on Siddon Rock * 'This book will echo in your memory.' * Herald Sun, on Siddon Rock *
Glenda Guest grew up in the wheat belt of Western Australia and now lives in Merimbula, New South Wales. Her first novel, Siddon Rock, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book in 2010.