Five people. Five journeys. One destination. Thrust together on a crowded city bus, week after week, the lives of five strangers unfold unexpectedly over the course of this compelling novel. James is a teenage junkie on the run, riding buses for kicks; Pauline is a Greek widow and a slave to her nine-to-five life; William is a spoilt-rich-kid banker who would rather be driving his silver Audi; Pieter is an immigrant cellist who escaped his past, but tragedy still haunts him; and Anna is on the verge of leaving her accountant husband. They all share the same bus route but are on very different journeys. Fiveways is a fascinating snapshot of modern urban life and the stories behind the anonymous faces that make up a city.She was barely conscious of his interjection and was back into it quickly, talking like a Victa lawn mower. It turned out that Christinea#39;s boyfriend was ... Hea#39;s starting to make a real go of DJing now. Last week he played the Zentron and even gotanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Univ. of Queensland Press - 2008-08-04|