by Jim Anderson
An 11-year old boy fantasises that Japanese prisoners of war in remote Billarooby, Australia, are honourable samurai. Vigilantism and drought, combined with inability to tackle the truth about the Armstrong family’s darkest past, drive Lindsay’s parents to desperate measures and bouts of madness. A coming-of-age of great poignancy as the story reaches its climax on the dried-up bed of the Lachlan river. Read more…
The first edition of Billarooby was published in the U.S. and the U.K. to rave reviews. This second edition is the first Australian edition.
E-book versions now available for Kindle (mobi) and iPad (epub) – A$9.99.
(Your e-book will be emailed to you. For Kindle users who are unfamiliar with this method of receiving e-books, just connect your Kindle to a usb port on your computer, then move or copy the file to Documents in the Kindle directory. For iPad users, open iTunes on your pc and connect your iPad, then drag & drop to the iBooks folder on the left hand menu.)