cover image of Cassowary Hill

Cassowary Hill

by David de Vaux


Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

When Tom Pryce-Bowyer returns to his cabin in Queensland’s wet tropics to write a biography, he expects only forest animals to disturb his concentration. Then Tom is faced with another disraction: deflecting the quixotic plans of Jack, a former intelligence officer who wants to thwart the promotion of an unsavoury American general.As he researches for his biography, he’s also forced to confront secrets about the recent atrocities in East Timor. A more pleasant distraction for Tom is Emjay, a New York publisher with whom he strikes up a whirlwind affair after their respective marriages break off.To Tom’s dismay, his idyllic rainforest, and the life of his inquisitive neighbour – a colourful southern cassowary of mystical dimensions – both become endangered, and his late-blooming romance begins to fray...

Publication Details

IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd)
Glass House Books
Publication Date:


  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read 1 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 1 MB
  • Open EPUB eBook 1 MB

David de Vaux (Author)

David de Vaux deems himself an intentional rolling stone. That he has been an almost lifelong expatriate and inveterate traveller may in part be attributed to his birth after World War II in a non-existent country described on his birth certificat...

More about David de Vaux
Cassowary Hill
Copy and paste the code into your website.
New here? Learn how to read digital books for free