The Far Away Home by Marci Denesiuk
Winner of McAuslan First Book Prize in 2005
In The Far Away Home, Marci Denesiuk peels away the surface layers of everyday life to reveal the hidden lives of women as they wrestle with their inner demons. Caroline is paralyzed by depression in the cold, dark North; Kathryn acts as a dominatrix in a dim dungeon; Pat has a fetish for freaks; and Pina bets her soul in a poker game with an arrogant film student who may just be the devil. Enter the private lives of these intriguing women as they search for a sense of belonging and home.
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