The Direction of Our Fear

Author(s): David Briggs (University of Cambridge)

NZ - Fiction

On a morning commuter train in New Zealand's capital city, Wellington, the lives of three people briefly intersect. Sally is a 17-year-old, tentatively stepping into womanhood. Brendan is a middle-aged widower, living in the shadow of his wife's death. Tamas is a Hungarian immigrant, missing his wife and child as he struggles to begin a new life far from home. Meanwhile, in a nondescript building near Dunedin's Otago University, Farida translates messages for the security services and catches glimpses of a plot that could threaten them all. Author David Briggs explores themes of love and loss and the tangle of human relationships - and of the struggle to choose our destiny in a shifting and uncertain world."


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General Fields

  • : 9780473349653
  • : Bms Books Ltd
  • : Bms Books Ltd
  • : August 2016
  • : 229mm X 152mm X 13mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback / softback
  • : black & white illustrations
  • : David Briggs (University of Cambridge)