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Mr Wigg free pdf Jack used to say that a good orchard was like a well-lived life. The one up at the old farm, with its hundred-year-old pears leaning over the entrance gates, held more Wigg history than anything written down. It's the summer of 1971, not far from the stone-fruit capital of New South Wales, where Mr Wigg lives on what's left of the family farm. He spends his time working in the orchard, cooking and preserving his produce and, when it's on, watching the cricket. It's a full life. Things are changing though, with Australia and England playing a one-day match, and his new neighbours planting grapes for wine. His wife died a few years ago, his daughter never visits, and his son thinks he should move into town. But Mr Wigg has trees and chickens to look after on the farm. His grandchildren visit often: to cook, eat and hear stories. And he has a project to finish...

About Inga Simpson

Inga Simpson has a PhD in Creative Writing and a Masters in Australian Literature. Before turning seriously to fiction, Inga had a long career as a professional writer, including stints for federal Parliament and the Commonwealth Ombudsman. Inga is currently working on a nature writing project (Notes from Olvar Wood) and researching Australian nature writing as part of an MPhil in Literature. For more information about Inga visit her website (www.ingasimpson.com.au).

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Author : Inga Simpson
Publisher : Blackfriars
Data Published : 03 April 2014
ISBN : 0349134170
EAN : 9780349134178
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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