Joe Hagarsson is seventeen. His father came back from the Vietnam War in a black hole and took his own life. Since then everything his mother has done seems a betrayal of his father's memory. Now Joe is in a black hole too. He meets a gang leader who calls himself Captain Ahab and demands absolute obedience from anyone who wants to join his crew. And the question of whether Joe will join that crew is partly answered by his meeting Elijah Greenface, a survivor of the death camp at Auschwitz, who shows Joe that his future does not have to be determined by his father's past and that he can choose to live. An unforgettable new novel about the presence of the past and the reality of myth from one of Australia's most powerful storytellers. Download and start listening now!