Title: Taken Away/ Into the Grey
Author: Celine Kiernan
Publication Date: October 2011
Publisher: OBrien, Allen and Unwin AUS/NZ
Format: print
ISBN: ISBN 13: 9781847171641 ISBN 10: 1847171648
Price: $00.00
Logline:I think the fire changed us - me and Dom. Though I didn't feel much different at first, I think something inside of us opened up, or woke up. I think, all at once, we began to understand how easily things are broken and taken and lost. It was like walking through a door: on one side was the warm, cosy sitting room of our childhood; on the other, a burnt-out shell of ash and char.
I think that's how the goblin boy was able to see us. Though he'd been there for every summer of our childhood - mine and Dom's - we'd only been stupid boys until then. Stupid, happy, ignorant boys. And what in hell would he have had in common with two stupid boys? But after the fire we were different. We were maybe a little bit like him. And so he saw us, at last, and he thought he'd found a home...
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Link to author's website: Celine Kiernan's blog