Honour and Other People's Children - Omnibus
|Author:||Helen Garner; Michael Sala (Introduction by)|
|Series:||Text Classics Ser.|
Two novellas, delving into our connections with those we love, and the pain of breaking those connections. Introduced by Michael Sala.In Honour, Kathleen and Frank are amicably separated, and share the parenting of their young daughter, Flo. But when Frank finds a new partner and wants a divorce, Kathleen is hurt. And Flo can't understand why they all can't live together. In Other People's Children, Ruth and Scotty live in a big share house that's breaking up. Scotty is trying to hold on, remembering the early days of stories, laughter and singing-and when the kids were everyone's kids. But now the bitterness has crept in and their friendship is broken. Ruth is ready to move on-and she'll take her kids with her.