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The Winding Stick by Elise Valmorbida
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A solitary cashier in an all-night garage is haunted by visions of real life and death, but is unable to intervene - until dramatic events force him to venture beyond his limits. He stumbles into hope, love, true insight - and Tamil London, where the hidden stories of others come to light: there's Kandy (a sex worker and psychology student), The Whistling Woman and, most important of all, the mysterious garage manager Siva. "The Winding Stick" is a story of London's immigrants: a novel that explores dislocation and delusion, but becomes bright with possibility and love.

Author Biography

Italian-Australian emigre Elise Valmorbida runs a communications agency and teaches creative writing at Central St Martin's in London. Winner of the Trailblazer Award 2007 (Edinburgh International Film Festival), she is the producer of award-winning indie feature film SAXON, to be released in 2009. Her published works include the critically-acclaimed novel 'Matilde Waltzing' and 'The Book of Happy Endings', available internationally in English (2007), Korean, German and Complex Chinese (2009).
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Illustrations
Imprint
Two Ravens Press
Pages
256
ISBN-13
9781906120351
Product ID
2969531

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