Tim Winton depicts a desperate man’s odyssey across Europe in search of the missing wife he now realises he barely knew.

After Scully has a ghostly vision of twenty horsemen, his wife, Jennifer, suddenly and mysteriously vanishes. Scully’s seven-year-old daughter, Billy, may have witnessed Jennifer’s disappearance, but has been rendered mute by the ordeal. Clues lead Scully and his daughter on a quest that covers Greece, Italy, Paris, and Amsterdam, as he slowly accepts his failure along with the idea that some things will never be known.

The Booker Prize 1995
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Tim Winton

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Tim Winton has published over 20 books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into many different languages.
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