Your cart


Total AUD



  • W&N
  • W&N

Under This Unbroken Sky

Shandi Mitchell

2 Reviews

Rated 0

Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Historical fiction

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, Canada and Caribbean Region.

Spring, 1938. Teodor returns home after nearly two years spent in prison for the crime of trying to feed his children. Now, he and his family are determined not only to survive, but to build a better life for themselves.

But it is not just the unrelenting landscape that Teodor must fight against. His sister's husband has an unforgivable plan that threatens to take everything away from them.

Nearly all is lost when a brother is pitted against a sister and a mother against her child, with dramatic and heartbreaking consequences.

Read More Read Less

Praise for Under This Unbroken Sky

  • 'A beautiful story about two families who have nothing, yet manage to strip each other of everything.' - Easy Living.

  • 'Utterly gripping, beautifully pitched and unsentimental in execution. Brilliant.' - Marie Claire.

Read More Read Less

Shandi Mitchell

SHANDI MITCHELL spent her childhood on a military base in the Prairies but now makes her home on the East Coast of Canada. Her award-winning films have been featured at festivals across North America, and Under This Unbroken Sky is her first novel.

This website uses cookies. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.Close cookie policy overlay