By Annette Hughes

I've left my associates, my profession and my complete suggestion of self, for what? To dwell a few half-baked hippy idyll? i will be dwelling in shut proximity to the relations i have slightly obvious considering leaving domestic a few thirty years in the past, let alone dwelling with Geoffrey's family members at very shut quarters. What was once I thinking?

As a literary agent, Annette Hughes lived a lifetime of release events, deal-making and never-ending manuscripts. It was once a task that appeared to keep on with certainly from her paintings with painters, sculptors, actors and musicians. yet then she gave all of it up and headed again to the kingdom of her start, Queensland, and a farm within the Noosa hinterland together with her companion, Geoffrey. Now her lifestyles is digging the vegetable patch, observing the seasons, tending the chooks and animating a category of disinclined drama scholars at a neighborhood college. a few days she loses her voice. On others she may well communicate to nobody or just spend an hour or communing with the cows or staring at horrified as Geoffrey fights off pythons within the poultry condo. this is often an interesting, clean, opinionated, humorous and brilliant booklet approximately relocating from your convenience region.

'To me Hughesy is the totally awesome tremendous agent I drank with within the swishest bars within the maximum urban within the entire broad global. yet that's not Hughesy as you recognize her. you recognize her larger than I since you understand her now because the fowl woman of the northern coast.' John Birmingham

'An soaking up learn ... the subject material and the writing are both charming.' Australian Bookseller and Publisher

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