In ‘Heat’, we meet several generations of the Kresinger family and the legacy left by the mysterious Pearl. In ‘Water’, a futuristic world is imagined and the fate of a people threatened. In ‘Light’, familial ties are challenged and characters are caught between a desire for freedom and a sense of belonging.
More about this collection
A longer interview with Ellen van Nerveen about this collection – Sydney Review of Books. Many interesting tidbits about the writing process and themes.
Others about Ellen van Neerven – The Lifted Brow. I don’t usually link to these endorsements but these were rather profound and moving.