A high-drama read, full of twists.
Speed of Light
In Joy Cowley’s Speed of Light, a strange old woman is blown in to an affluent but dysfunctional family. When things go wrong, her influence is suspect.
Joy Cowley is one of New Zealand’s most beloved and award-winning authors. Speed of Light is a beautifully written and sophisticated novel about a family in crisis. The story explores themes of family, mathematics, weather and mystery. Readers will enjoy the supernatural twists and unexpected humour.
With a father more interested in money than family, a brother in prison, a sister with a secret, and a mother in denial, it’s no wonder Jeff buries himself in the safe world of mathematics.
When a storm hits Wellington, a strange old woman is blown into Jeff’s life, challenging everything he thinks is true.
Country of Origin New Zealand Reader Age 11-14 year Book Size 19.8 × 12.9 cm 19.8 × 12.9 cm ISBN SpeedofLight 9781877579936
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