Stunning audio edition of the winner of the CJ Dennis Prize / Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2007.
One-eyed Jack Falconer is a man with many secrets. It's 1938, the eve of World War II, and a pearling lugger in the Torres Strait is the place he chooses to hide. But Jack's demons follow him out to sea and rise to the surface just as surely as the pearl shell his divers collect from the dangers of the deep. Embittered, intelligent and self-destructive, Jack's only way to prove himself is to compete with, defeat and destroy the very weaknesses he fears.
Set in the expansive and beautiful Coral Sea, Jack's provocative tale of a dangerous captain and his young crew at odds with the elements - and each other - holds the reader breathless until the very last page. Download and start listening now!