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The Way To The Sea

Caroline Crampton

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The Silkworms

Janet Frame

‘Nothing has changed, Edgar said. What new event is written into their history? None. Where is their future? Nowhere. Are they against or for progress? It was dark when Edgar took the box outside down to the rubbish heap and sprinkled the dead moths upon the ashes of the diseased pawpaw.’ Janet Frame on an unsettling natural process.

Peace Shall Destroy Many

Miriam Toews

‘It creates deep-seated wells of rage that find no release.’