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By: Rowan Sylva

 

The discovery of body at a logging camp in Tasmania sparks an investigation that will expose everybody, loggers, protesters and politicians alike. A compelling debut novel.

A group of young activists is all that stands between a wood chipping company and an ancient Australian rainforest. But when they discover a decomposing corpse in a logging coupe, they find they are up against more than angry loggers.

'Sometimes at night I think they don't like me, and they try and trip me up or turn me around, or I imagine there are other things in the forest. Evil things. I'm not like you. I like the city. I like people. It scares me up here.' Lui looked at the glowing coals of the fire. 'It's not the forest I fear.'