This novel tells the story of a father and daughter team of sand-sculptors, who embark
on a crazy adventure from Bondi Beach to a magic mountain in New Zealand, exploring the
transient nature of art and life, to discover that dreams are real.
"Believers in Love is a powerfully creative work,
with prose that sings like poetry. Beautifully told and evocatively rendered, Believers in
Love comes very highly recommended."Wordweaving
Sarah sat at the side of the road, with what
looked like the contents of her pockets spread out on a towel before her. "What are you doing?" her father asked. "I'm fishing for trout," the girl told him. The father looked amused, but said nothing, and determined to watch how the game
proceeded. Soon a passer-by stopped, and asked Sarah the same question. "I'm writing a book." she responded. Each person who stopped to ask, and the father counted fifteen in about ten
minutes, was given a different answer. "How many trout have you caught?" he finally asked. "About fifteen in the last ten minutes," the girl answered.
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"Light and yet profound, this novel is a most
unusual find which all will enjoy and savor, long after the last page is turned. Art and
living may be treasured repeatedly, but must yield to the next magical moment!"
"A book about love, laughter and life. Not just a
story, this is an exploration of emotion and philosophy. A novel of journey and
Born in 1954, Alan Clay grew
up in Auckland, New Zealand. He studied clown in Sweden in 1977 and has taught and
performed extensively in Europe, Australia and New Zealand. For the past ten years Alan
has lived in Sydney, where he runs Playspace Studio, Sydneys Physical Theatre
Studio. Believers in Love is Alan's third novel. His second
Dance Sisters was published in 1997 and his first
Moontan was published in 1994.
22 July 2011
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