Romy Ash reviews 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' by Jessie Cole

Romy Ash reviews 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' by Jessie Cole

Darkness on the Edge of Town

by Jessie Cole

Fourth Estate, $24.99 pb, 328 pp, 9780732293192

‘I don’t mind all the broken things – sometimes I shift a chair outside when I think the house is overflowing, or when I can’t get to the kitchen cupboard or something – it’s the people that bother me. My dad collects broken people too.’

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Romy Ash

Romy Ash

Romy Ash is a Melbourne-based writer. Her first novel, Floundering, was shortlisted for the 2011 Vogel Award and will be published by Text Publishing in early 2012. She has written for the Big Issue and Frankie magazine. She writes a cooking column for Yen magazine and the blog Trotski & Ash.


Published in February 2013 no. 348

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