Travelling in the Dark

Travelling in the Dark

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In the aftermath of a devastating earthquake, Sarah travels back to her home town with her young son.
Delays and diversions take Sarah on an emotional journey as she's forced to return to well-known places echoing with painful memories from her youth.
Set in the wild, beautiful and unreliable landscape of southern New Zealand, Emma Timpany's novella is an evocative story of a woman coming to terms with her past and forging a brighter future.

'A tour de force of imagery and emotion.' - Clio Gray, author of 'The Anatomist's Dream'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 21mm | 146g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • n/a
  • 1912054485
  • 9781912054480
  • 29,623

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'A tour de force of imagery and emotion.' - Clio Gray, author of 'The Anatomist's Dream'; 'Is this a story about love? In part it is: love and the absence of love. The love that should be there but isn't, the love you go in quest of and the love that travels with you, half-unnoticed.' - Felicity Notley, co-editor of 'Cornish Short Stories'; 'This is a clever, sensitive and deserving book. The journey leaves us, not with the expected finish but, instead, a master stroke.' - Candy Neubert, poet
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About Emma Timpany

Emma Timpany is an award-winning author of short story collections. Born and raised in Dunedin, New Zealand, Emma now lives in Cornwall, where she is married and has two daughters.
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Rating details

38 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
5 37% (14)
4 26% (10)
3 18% (7)
2 16% (6)
1 3% (1)
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