The Watch Tower

The Watch Tower

By Elizabeth Harrower; Joan London (Introduction by)

Text Publishing Company, Paperback, 9781921922428, 335pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013


After Laura and Clare are abandoned by their mother, Felix is there to help, even to marry Laura if she will have him. Little by little the sisters grow complicit with his obsessions, his cruelty, his need to control. A novel of relentless and acute psychological power, from one of Australia's greatest writers.

About the Author

Joan London is the author of Gilgamesh, which won The Age Book of the Year Award, was short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award, and long-listed for the Orange Prize, among many other honors.