After the Fire, a Still Small Voice by Evie Wyld

After the Fire, a Still Small Voice

Evie Wyld

If you want to know more about ordinary men in the late 20th century, dealing with war read this book. If you want to get to the essence of Australia read this book. If you just want a riveting read choose this book.

Extract

'So what am I supposed to do with that?' Frank asked finally.
'Do?' Linus turned round to look at him like he'd forgotten he was there. 'I dunno, mate, you do what you want. Like I said, I'm no spiritualist. I'm just an old bloke, an' I thought you might like a chew of advice. Give this place a bit of acknowledgement, mate. Just a bit of respect or understanding or something - that's all you need. If you're waking up at night with the ground coming alive and trying to eat you or whatever.'

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