A fairy story gone bad
You’re alone in the bush. Your father’s gone surfing. And your mother wants to kill you. Named after darkness, Dim was born unlucky. Fated to live nine lives, one for every year it took to make her, she tries to turn her luck. This is her story.
Is this book for you?
Readers described this book as a rollercoaster, dark, blazingly vivid and potentially unsafe. Code for: it’s not the easiest read. Are you ready to enter a surreal, incendiary world of nightmare, madness and dark humour?
Random House, Vintage – 1996
ISBN 0091832101 (paperback) – out of print
2nd edition eBook – 2014