In the relentless summer heat, four abruptly orphaned children retreat into a shadowy, isolated world, and find their own strange and unsettling ways of fending for themselves.
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'Darkly impressive' -- The TimesFrom the Publisher:
'A superb achievement: his prose has instant, lucid beauty and his narrative voice has a perfect poise and certainty. His account of deprivation and survival is marvellously sure, and the imaginative alignment of his story is exactly right' - Tom Paulin
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Book Description Vintage, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099468387