Extinctions

Title:   Extinctions
Author:   Wilson Josephine
Publisher:   Uni West Australia Publishing Edition:  2016 Binding: Paperback
APN:   9781742588988 or ISBN(1742588980)
  
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Professor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, world expert on concrete and connoisseur of modernist design, has quarantined himself from life by moving to a retirement village. His wife, Martha, is dead and his two adult children are lost to him in their own ways. Surrounded and obstructed by the debris of his life objects he has collected over many years and tells himself he is keeping for his daughter he is determined to be miserable, but is tired of his existence and of the life he has chosen. When a series of unfortunate incidents forces him and his neighbour, Jan, together, he begins to realise the damage done by the accumulation of a lifetimes secrets and lies, and to comprehend his own shortcomings. Finally, Frederick Lothian has the opportunity to build something meaningful for the ones he loves.


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