Set during the gold-rush era in Australia, this remarkable novel
is full of unforgettable characters and deals with timeless
questions of identity and belonging.
Mirandi Riwoe is the author of the novellaThe Fish Girl, whichwon Seizure's Viva la Novella V and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the Queensland Literary Award's UQ Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared inBest Australian Stories, Meanjin, Review of Australian Fiction, Griffith ReviewandBest Summer Stories. Mirandi has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literary Studies and lives in Brisbane.