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Author(s): Janette Turner Hospital

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Fiction



This story of a cult messiah, Oyster, is set in an outback opal mining town in Queensland. The novel attempts to explore the clash of extreme cultural differences – the nature of evil, the relationship between good and evil and the question of individual accountability.

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Captivating read, which really gets behind the cult phenomenon, lovingly set against Australia’s Outback.

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