It s the summer of 1971, not far from the stone - fruit capital of New South Wales, where Mr Wigg lives on what is left of his family farm. Mrs Wigg has been gone a few years now and he thinks about her every day. He misses his daughter, too, and wonders when he ll see her again. He spends his time working in the orchard, cooking and preserving ...
that warm feeling ... of what is right and good about the world overwhelmed me on closing this book. - BOOKS + PUBLISHING beautiful and absorbing - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD resonantly powerful at every bite...Just beautiful. - THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S WEEKLY Beautifully crafted and brimming with warmth. - WHO WEEKLY captures the pleasures of a simple country life - VOGUE Inga Simpson gives readers a character so realistic ... that it's hard to believe he's a work of fiction. - HERALD SUN Captivates to the end - GOOD READING A tender story - COUNTRY LIFE
Inga Simpson began her career as a professional writer for government before gaining a PhD in creative writing and a second PhD in English literature. In 2011, she took part in the Queensland Writer's Centre Manuscript Development Program and as a result, Hachette published her first novel, the acclaimed MR WIGG, in 2013, followed by NEST in 2014. Inga's third novel is WHERE THE TREES WERE. For more information visit Inga's website www.ingasimpson.com.au.