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My life is about to begin. This is the only thought in Irene’s head on the day she marries a handsome Second World War veteran and becomes a farmer’s wife. But Irene quickly grows restless. Bored to her back teeth, she is scornful of her dutiful husband, heedless of her children. She wants adventure, to experience whatever is on offer: men, travel, culture. As Irene and Rex raise children and crops, the tension between them builds and builds …


Kate Jennings’s black humour and pared-back prose, at once understated and rich in startling imagery, resonate long after the final unnerving chapter. Set in an irrigation area – barren soil blessed by water – Snake is a modern classic.


‘Irresistibly good.’ – Shirley Hazzard


‘The work of a powerful imagination.’ – Carol Shields


‘A wonderful balance between deft, dry comedy and genuine heartbreak’ – Sunday Times

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
March 31
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
160
Pages
PUBLISHER
Schwartz Publishing Pty. Ltd
SELLER
Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd
SIZE
295.3
KB

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