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One Long Thread

A beautiful and engaging tale from an exciting Australian storyteller.

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To produce one long thread of silk, a weaver must never allow the silkworm to fully transform or ever emerge from the cocoon into the light.

Ruby and Sally Moon are twins, cut from the same cloth but as different as night and day. While Sally is bold and adventurous, Ruby is quiet and creative. When divorce splits their family in two, and Sally moves with their mother to the Northern Territory, Ruby holds onto the thought that one day her family will be complete again.

But when tragedy strikes, wrapping Sally in a cocoon from which she might never escape, Ruby learns that love is never simple but one of the many tangled branches in her family tree.

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.