I picked up Iron as part of a monthly book club read for March, and I’m glad I did. The world building of Kalima is fantastic.
The Opal dragonfly is a long book with a lot of fascinating historical detail about the growth period of the Sydney colony during the 1800s.
What can I say about 2018? It went by far too quickly. In this post I will update you on what happened in the last three months, and my plans for 2019. Happy New Year!
1954: When sixteen–year–old Hungarian Elizabeta arrives in Australia with her family, she is hoping to escape the hopelessness of life as a refugee in post–war Germany. Her first stop is the Bonegilla Migrant Camp on the banks of the Murray in rural Victoria, a temporary home for thousands of new arrivals, all looking for work and a better life.
Another month gone and we’re into the final month of winter. Hallelujah. So where am I tracking with my reading and writing goals for the year?
Dystopian or classic Speculative Fiction novels, like the Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, and Farenheit 451 have seen a resurgence in bookstores around Australia of late. I won’t comment on why I believe this is happening, but…