The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay

The Animals in That Country

Laura Jean McKay

This book is a wild and strange ride through a hot and broken land. Hard-drinking wildlife park guide Jean prefers the company of animals and, when a pandemic sweeps the country and people can understand the language of animals, Jean and her wayward son Lee are infected. When Lee kidnaps granddaughter Kimberly, Jean pursues him guided by favourite dingo, Sue. If we could talk to the animals, we may not like what we hear!


The news on Angela's telly looks like a crazy movie. Horses skittering up the streets. People bashing on hospital doors. A politician getting in the shit for saying we'll have to start eating our pets. Farmers topping themselves.

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