The story of an intense romance that mingles history, myth and technology and stretches from the Wiltshire Downs to the Australian desert. An engineer and an actress collide at the public baths - thus begins a tale that will encompass elemental choices of life and death.
Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne and grew up on the West Australian coast. His novels and short stories have widely been translated, won many national and international prizes, and been adapted for film, television, radio and theatre. He has also written plays, screenplays, journalism, and film criticism, and edited two international anthologies of stories.