All Our Shimmering Skies (Trent Dalton, HarperCollins)
12 August 2020 @booksandpublishing
Backdropped by the 1942 bombing of Darwin, Trent Dalton’s All Our Shimmering Skies is a macabre, dreamlike fable interrogating greed and intergenerational trauma. At the age of seven, gravedigger girl Molly Hook loses her mother and learns to talk to the sky. Her family is cursed, she’s told. So, at...