Jon Doust, the author, lives in Western Australia and is staying with me next week (Auguist 9-15). His book is THE Australian boarding school story, tightly written, makes you laugh and cry.
"In the boarding house it doesn’t matter who hit you first, or if they miss-hit, you have to get them back. It’s kid against kid, dog against dog. We all have rabies. We all have pinks disease. We’re all foaming at the mouth. Tit for tat, the strong rule the weak, the weak cry.… Continue
Posted on August 7, 2009 at 11:34