The Strays


In The Strays, Evan Trentham is the wild child of the Melbourne art world of the 1930s. He and his captivating wife, Helena, attempt to carve out their own small niche, to escape the stifling conservatism they see around them, by gathering together other like-minded artists. They create a utopian circle within their family home, offering these young artists a place to live and work, and the mixed benefits of being associated with the infamous Evan. At the periphery of this circle is Lily Struthers, the best friend of Evan and Helena's daughter Eva. Lily is infatuated by the world she bears witness to, and longs to be part of this enthralling makeshift family. As Lily observes years later, looking back on events read more

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ISBN:

9781922213211

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

336

Dimensions:

20cm x 13cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction

Publisher:

Affirm Press

Published:

01 May 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Emily Bitto