The Edge of the World
The Edge of the World is a powerful, monumental story of an Armenian family, spanning one hundred years, five countries and several generations. A family fragmented by genocide, exile and emigration, but which, through extraordinary acts of courage and compassion, is eventually brought together again — albeit utterly changed. A compelling, imaginative and beautifully written story of a remarkable family.
PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘ … it is an extraordinary and intimate rendering of a family story with the real potential to contribute to the rewriting of a concealed ethnic history.’ Indigo
‘Polain has given us more than just a harrowing account of what happened to her people. She has told a story that is quite beautiful and poetic. This is a creative achievement.’ Courier-Mail
Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (Shortlisted 2008)