Clementine, who is married to Hugh and has always lived with her family in northern NSW, harbours many secrets, including her relationship with Thomas. Debut novel which won the 'Australian'/Vogel Literary Award in 1991. The author's previous works include a series of acclaimed short stories. Smaller-format paperback edition of a novel first published in 1991.
About the Author
Gillian Mears (born 1964) is an Australian short story writer, and novelist. Her books, Ride a Cock Horse, and The Grass Sister won a Commonwealth Writers' Prize, shortlist, in 1989, and 1996. The Mint Lawn won The Australian/Vogel Award. In 2003, A Map of the Gardens won the Steele Rudd Award.