It is the rainy season. Drunk and delirious, an old man lies dying in the Queensland bush.
In his opium-hazed last hours, a priest finds his deserted shack and listens to his last words.
Half-awake and half-dreaming the old man tells the story of an adventure set decades in the future, in a very different world...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 368 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/09/2009
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099530046