Shell

Kristina Olsson

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Sydney, 1960s: Newspaper reporter?Pearl Keogh?has been relegated to the women's pages as punishment for her involvement in the anti-war movement, and is desperate to find her two young brothers before they are conscripted. Newly arrived from Sweden, ?Axel Lindquist?is set to work as a sculptor on the Sydney Opera House. Haunted by his father's acts in the Second World War, he seeks solace in his attempts to create a unique piece that will do justice to the vision of Jorn Utzon, the controversial architect of the Opera House's construction. Pearl?and?Axel's?lives orbit and collide, as they both struggle in the eye of the storm. This is a soaring, optimistic novel of art and culture, and of love and fate

ISBN: 9781925685329
Publication Date: 01-Oct-2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia