is the Edge of the World? It's a back alley in Chinatown,
or the dark suburban street where muggers jump you, it's
a mountain camp in the dusk for an estranged father and
son. It's the endless dunes where you lose your way, it's
a seat in a pram at the top of a hill. It's the place where
an erotic encounter can lead you. It's the unacknowledged
scientific view, or the intuitive insight which conventional
medicine ignores. It's the powerlessness resulting from
lost language and suppressed history, it's the moment with
the rough kids in the woods when you understand you're no
better than them. It's the place where you can wrest back
power - rebel against a violent father, expose a conman,
discover you have magic powers.
between these covers. You
can go there by clicking
swept me off my feet ... Nothing would have induced me to
Balancing on the Edge of the World by Elizabeth Baines until
I'd read them all' -Dovegreyreader. Read a review by Dovegreyreader
COMMENTS AND REVIEWS
AUDIO CLIPS OF EXTRACTS:
'The Shooting Script'
WEBSITE PAGE FOR BALANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD, WITH
ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS ABOUT BALANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
to a series on creating a text on John Baker's blog,
focusing on the story, 'Compass and Torch'.
Short Review interview
Book Addict's Guide interview
Salt Podcast: I
talk about my short stories
virtual book tour.