What Came Between

What Came Between

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In 1989, the Newcastle earthquake opens up fault lines in the relationships of three couples who reside in adjoining terraces, changing their lives irreparably. Each of those six people now has to rediscover ways to negotiate marriage and infidelity, careers and unemployment, friendship and loss. First, they must learn how to survive each new day and then, a decade later - as the city's major employer, the steelworks, shuts down - they will finally realise how to live as if each night were their last. Written in spare prose, What Came Between takes ordinary lives and makes them both familiar and extraordinary. Through the accumulation of telling details, Patrick Cullen creates a compelling portrait of what it really means to live now - in one street, in one city.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 134.62 x 205.74 x 17.78mm | 158.76g
  • Scribe Publications
  • Carlton North, Australia
  • English
  • 1921372885
  • 9781921372889
  • 728,600

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"Fascinating tales from one of the most original and intriguing short story writers in Australia." --Robert Drewe, author, "The Drowner"show more

About Professor Patrick Cullen

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