Symphony for the Man

Author(s): Sarah Sarah Brill

Fiction - General | Spectrum - May 2020

1999. Winter. Bondi. Harry's been on the streets so long he could easily forget what time is. So Harry keeps an eye on it. Every morning. Then he heads to the beach to chat with the gulls. Or he wanders through the streets in search of food, clothes, Jules. When the girl on the bus sees him, lonely and cold in the bus shelter that he calls home, she thinks about how she can help. She decides to write a symphony for him. So begins a poignant and gritty tale of homelessness and shelter, of the realities of loneliness and hunger, and of the hopes and dreams of those who often go unnoticed on our streets. This is the story of two outcasts--one a young woman struggling to find her place in an alien world, one an older man seeking refuge and solace from a life in tatters. It is also about the transformative power of care and friendship, and the promise of escape that music holds. An uplifting and heartbreaking story that demands empathy. Amid the struggles to belong, we are reminded that small acts of kindness matter.

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General Fields

  • : 9781925950069
  • : Spinifex Press
  • : Spinifex Press
  • : March 2020
  • : ---length:- '9.25'width:- '6'units:- Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 225
  • : 225
  • : Sarah Sarah Brill
  • : Sarah Sarah Brill
  • : English
  • : English