To the Islands
A work of mesmerising power, against a background of black-white fear and violence, To The Islands journeys towards the strange country of one man's soul. Set in the desolate outback landscape of Australia's north-west, the novel tracks the last days of a worn-out Anglican missionary. Fleeing his mission after an agonising confrontation, he immerses himself in the wilderness, searching for the islands of death and mystery.
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Randoph Stow is one of the most interesting and powerful writers of Australian stories. This novel, published in 1958, skirts one of the worlds ancient cultures, and explores a totally different ... Read full review