As Far as You Can Go

As Far as You Can Go

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When Cassie sees a job advertised for a couple to run a remote Australian farm, she thinks it will be the perfect escape for her and Graham. But trapped under the baking sun of the outback, paranoia sets in. There's no radio and they send but never receive any letters. Their enigmatic and unusually forgiving boss Larry and his wife Mara have secrets, sedatives, and some very odd habits: a result of their isolated lifestyle or something more sinister? And there's always the sensation, in the stark brush of the red desert, that eyes are watching themshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 22mm | 299.38g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747574685
  • 9780747574682
  • 941,483

About Lesley Glaister

Lesley Glaister teaches a Master's degree in Writing at Sheffield Hallam University. She is the author of eight novels which include Honour Thy Father, winner of the Somerset Maugham and a Betty Trask award, Easy Peasy, Sheer Blue Bliss and Now You See more

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'Glaister is an expert plotter and her story has a chilling plausibility ... This is a story whose message will linger long after the book is closed' Scotsman 'Glaister is excellent on relationship dynamics and the hot, oppressive atmosphere of her modern-day fairytale almost causes steam to rise from the pages' Independent on Sunday 'The heat, smells and fascination of the vast outback landscape are vividly described. And always in the background, just out of view, is the uneasy sense that something horrific lurks in waiting' Sunday Telegraph 'If you're heading for the Australian outback, you might want to delay reading this scary psycho-thriller' Daily Mailshow more

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258 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 26% (68)
4 34% (88)
3 25% (64)
2 12% (30)
1 3% (8)
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