Main : fiction, India, lesbian, myth, Spinifex Feminist Classic
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'An ingenious reworking of fairy tales from East and West. Mythology, mixed with the author's original material and vivid imagination. An indespensable feminist classic.Kerry Lyon, Australian Book Review
Her imagination soars to breathtaking heights . . . she has the enviable skill of writing stories that are as entertaining as they are thought-provoking.'
‘The “voice” is there, helpfully warm, wrapping around us in a friendly tone. In our own India katha tone, telling us fables.’The Times of India
‘In their timeless sweep through past, present and even future worlds, they invent a mythology which is creative … with wit, style and deep feeling.’RFR-DRF, Canada
Most everything has dried up: water, the womb, even the love among lovers. Hunger is rife, except across the border....
I remember how you were,
Midori and Âu Cô are international
but I am madness
and madness is me
it holds you captive
like a hapless bunny
caught in the headlights.
Sydney, Milsons Point, 1926. Entire streets are being demolished for the building of the Harbour Bridge. Ellis Gilbey,...