In the swampy heat of a Brisbane summer in 1986, a young bookshop assistant tries to solve a fifty-year-old mystery involving Inga Karlson, a legendary New York author who died in a warehouse fire in 1939. Caddie Walker, the bookseller, is idealistic enough to believe that books can change people’s lives. Perhaps they can: literally, and in unexpected ways.
Suzanne Falkiner reviews 'The Fragments' by Toni Jordan
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Suzanne Falkiner is the author of Mick: A life of Randolph Stow (UWA Publishing, 2016).
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