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Big River, Little Fish

The compelling and highly anticipated novel from Belinda Jeffrey, author of Brown Skin Blue.


From the moment Tom Downs was born backwards - the moment of his mother's death - time has held him the wrong way round, like he's caught inside a fractured story.

But the thing about Tom's town flooding, and the thing that takes him by surprise is not what Old Mother Murray takes away, but who she brings back.

Belinda Jeffrey, author of Big River, Little Fish; It Wasn't Me!; Brown Skin Blue; and One Long Thread

Belinda Jeffrey

Belinda Jeffrey is the author of the much acclaimed novels Brown Skin Blue and Big River, Little Fish. Her short story, The Hallelujah Roof, was also published in the One Book, Many Brisbanes anthology. She has been shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Award, the Queensland Premier’s Award and the Western Australian Premier’s Award.