By Simon Cleary
There hasn't ever been a deserter in Bas Adams' kinfolk – from the Somme to Vietnam. So whilst his brother, Jack, is pronounced lacking from his peacekeeping contingent in Western Sahara, Bas is familiar with he has to be chanced on. Their father calls for it.
From Queensland's Lockyer Valley to the mountains of southern Algeria, Bas follows Jack's path deep into the Sahara barren region, and right into a global apart.
Nothing may possibly organize him for what he finds.
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'A courageous and ambitious debut' David Malouf
'Assured and unsettling' Canberra Times
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Closer to Stone by Simon Cleary