Zillah

$13.40
This item is sold out

To view similar items click here.

Free Delivery on this purchase

Zillah

Penelope Todd

Publisher:Random House New Zealand Ltd

The third volume in Penelope Todd's award-winning “Watermark Trilogy”, this strong, thoughtful and affecting novel brings its main character, Zillah, fully into womanhood. Zillah revisits her special hideaway, Roimata, on the West Coast, as she tries to absorb the trauma of a blighted working holiday in Spain. It's an attempt to give herself time to make sense of her immediate past and clarify her feelings for her friend, Joseph. She discovers the army has closed off the area and, instead, has to hike her way through the Coast's wild weather and wilderness to a temporary refuge in a well-used hut. She encounters an array of eccentric and sometimes raw characters: not only Joseph himself, but also a “survivalist”, trampers and hunters. Events en route mean that Zillah not only has to deal with the haunting episode from Spain, but also the rough basics of living in the bush and enduring the company of some testing strangers. Yet Zillah also has to learn the limitations of her own desires and responses: respect for herself, for Joseph's wishes, too: and that leaping into an intimate relationship isn't the way to erase or escape the events of the past nine months.

GST Note: GST is included in the price of this item. GST is included in the freight.

Customer Reviews

Delivery*

Delivery

Delivery time frames will depend on your location, please check the shipping calculator to see an estimate of when you can typically expect to receive your goods based on your postcode.

Loading content...
Loading content...

Share Us On

We Accept

Share Us On