The Cuckoo's Song (Hardcover)

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Award-winning author Amra Pajalic showcases her gritty, poignant and sometimes bruising voice in this eclectic short story book of previously published and prize-winning stories. Featuring powerful and moving stories of family dissolution, deprivation of war, tenderness of family and the heart-rending experiences of mental illness. Thriller stories with a twist of vindictiveness and retribution, and love stories that make the heart sing, this collection will delight and entertain.


The Cuckoo's Song-Francesca is ten when a gypsy fortune-teller told her the day and the hour of her death and she has been waiting since.

Fragments-Seka and her brother forage for books in a bombed-out school in Srebrenica during the Balkan war.

Friends Forever-Two lifelong friends share a room at a nursing home, as well as a secret or two.

School of Hardknocks-Amina is a new high school student after migrating from Bosnia and struggles to acclimate to the Aussie way of life.

Woman on Fire-A young girl lives with her mother's boyfriend when her mentally ill mother is admitted into hospital.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781922871039
ISBN-10: 1922871036
Publisher: Pishukin Press
Publication Date: August 5th, 2022
Pages: 132
Language: English