The sewing woman

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  • Published 20120725
  • ISBN: 9781921922596
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

IN THE WINDOW on the other side of the narrow canal a woman sat sewing.

Susan wished she’d stop, just for a few minutes, and lean out and turn her head to the left and see the pink light streaming out from the setting sun: a rosy flood swishing between the buildings on both sides, splashing the water ambulance that was being repaired in the open space under the boat builder’s place and shimmering against the glass door of the corner shop where she and Bernard went that afternoon for their bottle of prosecco. They’d had to step over the big yellow dog that lay alongside the counter.

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Sally-Ann Jones

Sally-Ann Jones is a speechwriter and media liaison person in The University of Western Australia's Public Affairs department.She occasionally teaches creative writing at UWA...

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