Best Books of 2019: books from around the world
Ryan O'Neill's 101 retellings of the Australian classic short story, The Drover's Wife by Henry Lawson.
“There is no special protection when you cross that invisible line from your ordinary life to that parallel world where tragedies happen."
“And the worst thing, the unsurvivable thing, is understanding that there exist people who know in their flesh the truth of all this. They know it because they created it, created hell with their bare hands and then just kept on living, kept on as though they never stopped the world.”