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by Tim Winton | Read by David Tredinnick

The British may go to the seaside, but Tim Winton believes that Australians are shaped by the coast—the “verandah” at the edge of the continent with the desert behind. David Tredinnick burnishes this lovely homage to the beaches of the wild West Coast to an exquisite pearl. Winton spent childhood summers in a coastal shack frolicking and fishing in the mornings and reading in the afternoons when he was driven indoors by the famous Fremantle Doctor wind. Tredinnick’s gentle tone and languid timing capture that summer idleness and familial intimacy. LAND’S EDGE is not all sand in the sun—Tredinnick also expresses the awe of knowing oblivion is only a wave away or of touching a dolphin. A delicate and stunning audio experience. A.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine