A Long Way from Home

A Long Way from Home

1st paperback ed

Paperback (05 Jul 2018)

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Synopsis

Longlisted for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize

Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal car race around the continent, over roads no car can ever quite survive.


Set during the 1950s in the dying embers of the British Empire, A Long Way from Home is a thrilling high-speed story, illuminating a country's relationship with its own ancient culture, and the love made and hurt caused along the way.

Book information

ISBN: 9780571338856
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Pub date:
Edition: 1st paperback ed
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 385
Weight: 316g
Height: 197mm
Width: 130mm
Spine width: 25mm