By Annette Hughes
I've left my neighbors, my profession and my complete notion of self, for what? To dwell a few half-baked hippy idyll? i'll be dwelling in shut proximity to the relatives i have slightly visible seeing that leaving domestic a few thirty years in the past, let alone dwelling with Geoffrey's relatives at very shut quarters. What was once I thinking?
As a literary agent, Annette Hughes lived a lifetime of release events, deal-making and unending manuscripts. It used to be a task that appeared to persist with clearly from her paintings with painters, sculptors, actors and musicians. yet then she gave all of it up and headed again to the kingdom of her delivery, Queensland, and a farm within the Noosa hinterland together with her accomplice, Geoffrey. Now her lifestyles is digging the vegetable patch, staring at the seasons, tending the chooks and animating a category of disinclined drama scholars at an area tuition. a few days she loses her voice. On others she may possibly converse to nobody or just spend an hour or communing with the cows or observing horrified as Geoffrey fights off pythons within the fowl apartment. this is often an enticing, clean, opinionated, humorous and incredible ebook approximately relocating from your convenience quarter.
'To me Hughesy is the completely great great agent I drank with within the swishest bars within the maximum urban within the entire broad global. yet that's not Hughesy as you recognize her. you recognize her greater than I since you recognize her now because the poultry woman of the northern coast.' John Birmingham
'An soaking up learn ... the subject material and the writing are both charming.' Australian Bookseller and Publisher
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