In the remote, blood-red landscape of the Australian bush, thirteen-year-old Billy Saint hears the haunting song of an Aboriginal girl. The song tugs at something deep, something larger and more powerful than himself. She has sung Billy up
'Dazzling... For sheer narrative invention she is without an equal.' Stevie Davies, Independent'The writing style is energetic and zappy... original, cleverly imagined' Tamsin Dean, Sunday Telegraph'Outstanding novel, among the best I have read for years.' Spectator'What is remarkable is Elderkin's ability to conjure up the Australian outback with such confidence... a book to be admired.' Guardian'Susan Elderkin's first novel Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains, won her a devoted following. The Voices doesn't disappoint.' Time Out
Susan Elderkin is the acclaimed author of Sunset over Chocolate Mountains. Born in 1968, she has worked as an ice-cream seller, an English teacher in a Slovakian shoe factory and, for the past five years, as a freelance journalist. She lives in New York.