A Ghost StoryeBook - 2013
Warra Warra is a dot on the map, at least until a jumbo jet explodes above the town, killing all aboard the plane and many of the locals.
For those who survive, though, this is only the beginning of their nightmare.
After the emergency workers, the politicians and the journalists have gone - just when the townsfolk believe that they can rebuild their lives - strange things start to happen. Strange and menacing.The dead are rising. And they want Warra Warra for themselves.
Warra Warra is an enthralling ghost story, both beautiful and chilling, from acclaimed prize-winning author John Scott.
John Scott is the author of thirteen books of poetry and prose. His works have been published in the USA and the UK and have appeared in French, German and Dutch translation. Scott has received Victorian Premier's prizes for both poetry ( St Clair , 1986) and fiction ( What I Have Written , 1994). His Selected Poems (1968-90) appeared in 1995. His sequence of five short novels, Before I Wake , was shortlisted for the NBC Banjo and the Miles Franklin awards and the Victorian Premier's Prize. His novel The Architect , was shortlisted for the 2002 Miles Franklin Literary Award, and for the 2002 Adelaide Festival Award for Literature (Fiction).
'Vivid and macabre.' Canberra Times
'Both a ghost story of truly horrific dimensions and a restrained yet powerful narrative of dislocation.' Sydney Morning Herald
'Ingenious and suspenseful.' Advertiser