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Wildfire by Mavis Thorpe Clark

Wildfire by Mavis Thorpe Clark

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Wildfire

by Mavis Thorpe Clark

Hodder & Stoughton, Brockhampton Press, 1973 [First Edition], hardcover, dust-jacket

Very good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing to edges dn corners, previous owners gift inscription  on front end-paper, dust-jacket shows a little  edge and shelf wear with a little rubbing, creasing, chipping and small tears to edges and corners, laminate beginning to separate in places (see photographs)

"The setting: Australia - A day of extreme fire danger, following a long period of drought; a total fire ban ... all it needs is one spark to set off the raging, uncontrollable wildfire that sweeps across the dry grassland,curls around the small township of Murton, then spreads relentlessly through the dense eucalypt forest right down to the beach at Oceanside, where the summer visitors huddle for safety, as burning cinders fall over the sea."

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