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Drunk and delirious in the flooded wilderness of the Queensland bush, an old man lies dying, but in his opium-hazed last hours a priest, himself ...Show synopsisDrunk and delirious in the flooded wilderness of the Queensland bush, an old man lies dying, but in his opium-hazed last hours a priest, himself ridden with malaria, find the man's deserted shack. Either the old man's wanderings or the priest's memory takes the form of a fantastic prophecy.Hide synopsis
Without even considering when this was written, a most incredible piece of "alternate history", in Mr. Shute's unique style; understated, sensitive, naive in a very positive way. I'd recommend it highly to any of my friends---but wouldn't loan it to ANYone!
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