A near-fine first edition, in the original binding. No previous owner's marks or inscriptions. Slight bump to back bottom corner. In a good, unclipped dust-jacket - price has been pencilled over. Slight foxing to edges, and chipping to top and bottom of spine, and corners. There are 2 small tears to the top of the rear cover, and a chip to the bottom of the rear cover. Several of the aforementioned damages have been repaired with tape.
A young English woman leaves her ageing parents to visit friends living in the Australian outback. She falls in love, both with the country and with Carl, a doctor and Czech refugee. Brought together through dramatic encounters and strange twists of fate, their relationship hangs in the balance when Jennifer is called back to England.