Book Review: Islands, by Peggy Frew

Such a beautiful, originally-told book. Frew examines how much a child should be allowed to shoulder in the face of tragedy, through the poetic rendering of a Melbourne family’s disintegration in the wake of divorce and the disappearance of the younger of two daughters, 15-year-old Anna.

This review first appeared in Otago Daily Times, 18th May 2019.

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