The World Waiting to Be Made
This novel explores the experiences of the multi-cultural Dias family as they take up a new life in Australia. This family, consisting of a Eurasian father from Malacca, an Australian mother and her twin three year old daughters begin a new life together. This is a stylish and imaginative work which charts with insight, wit and grace the uncertain progress of an outsider in search of both her personal history and a meaningful place in the world.
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The Way to the Afterlife
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