By Annette Hughes
I've left my acquaintances, my occupation and my entire proposal of self, for what? To stay a few half-baked hippy idyll? i will be residing in shut proximity to the kin i have slightly visible due to the fact that leaving domestic a few thirty years in the past, let alone dwelling with Geoffrey's kin 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 stick to certainly from her paintings with painters, sculptors, actors and musicians. yet then she gave all of it up and headed again to the nation of her beginning, Queensland, and a farm within the Noosa hinterland together with her associate, Geoffrey. Now her lifestyles is digging the vegetable patch, looking at the seasons, tending the chooks and animating a category of disinclined drama scholars at an area institution. a few days she loses her voice. On others she may well converse to nobody or just spend an hour or communing with the cows or looking at horrified as Geoffrey fights off pythons within the chicken condo. this can be a fascinating, clean, opinionated, humorous and awesome ebook approximately relocating from your convenience region.
'To me Hughesy is the totally fantastic tremendous agent I drank with within the swishest bars within the maximum urban within the complete huge international. yet that isn't Hughesy as you recognize her. you recognize her larger than I since you comprehend her now because the fowl 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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