Pool

Pool

by Justin D'Ath

Something strange has happened to the public swimming pool in New Lourdes, Victoria. The water is no longer level and is rumoured to have curative powers. When sixteen-year-old Wolfgang Mulqueen takes a summer job at the pool, he meets Audrey, a blind girl who claims she's nocturnal. With the discovery of a butterfly unknown to science, and an unusual request from Audrey's father, Wolfgang finds himself inextricably drawn into an eighteen-year-old mystery, the tragic resolution of which will change his life forever.

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ISBN: 978-1-876462-51-2

Publication date: September 2007

Extent: 297 pages

Price: AUD$19.95

Age guide: young adult

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About the Author

Justin D’Ath was born in New Zealand but has lived in Australia since 1971. He has written 25 books for children including the very popular Extreme Adventure series and The Skyflower (Quentaris Chronicles). His YA novel Pool, was shortlisted in the 2008 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards and declared a Notable Book by the CBC.

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 Awards

  • Shortlisted, 2008 Victorian Prize for Young Adult Fiction, Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards