In the apparently quiet Waikato of the 1930s and 1940s a number of lives connect in a complex web of family ties, desire and violence. Things are not often what they seem. The events of the story also take in boxing and farming, devotion and perversion, ranging as far as Tasmania and the Spanish Civil War. Alex, tall and solitary, striding through the novel...Barbara, his first love...Bet, strong and unobtrusive...And the enigmatic man in the balaclava...
Original title: Let the River Stand
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction