Past, present and future collide in E. J. Swift’sÂ The Coral Bones, as three women battle against ecological disaster in three different eras. A powerful elegy to the disappearing world of Australia’s unique and fascinating ecosystem, a novel of intertwining stories for the climate change era – and a vision of a more hopeful future.
The Coral Bones
Seventeen-year-old Judith Holliman escapes the monotony ofÂ Sydney Town during the nineteenth century, when her naval captain father lets her accompanyÂ him on a voyage, unaware of the wonders and dangers she willÂ soon encounter.
Telma Velasco is hunting for a miracle in a world ravaged by globalÂ heating: a leafy seadragon, longÂ believed extinct, has been sighted. But as Telma investigates,Â she finds hope in unexpected places.
|Dimensions||19.8 × 13 × 3.5 cm|
Swift, E. J.
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