How to Disappear

How to Disappear

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A purple bicycle, a broken statuette, doughnuts, and a spur-of-the-moment drive with a virtual stranger take Selby Green away from her grey existence toward real life. She discovers belonging and warmth through the cruel route of heartbreak; the price of impulsiveness. Bohemian glass, the forests of Moravia, escape from behind the Iron Curtain, and a ten-pound assisted passage to Australia bring Edmund Eben from nowhere to here. He designs vases, sells hats, paints pictures, yearns to belong, learns to love. Edmund and Selby are somehow connected. Time, history, pain and the inexorable pull of kinship bring them together through tenuous ties and unbreakable bonds. How to Disappear is a novel in two parts that links two analogous lives. It is one story, two courses. Two lives, one fate. It is a demonstration of how confusion and loss only need a stroke of convergence to develop into enduring affection.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 16mm | 308g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514353423
  • 9781514353424
  • 1,123,875

About Rosanne Dingli

Rosanne Dingli is a critically acclaimed author of short fiction and novels. Her short story The Pomegranate Tree, part of the collection Counting Churches - The Malta Stories, won the Patricia Hackett Award. Her award-winning novels are The Hidden Auditorium and Death in Malta. She lives and writes in Western Australia.show more

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