Oh lordy how embarrassing - another book I WANTED to read ages and ages ago. I think July / August had better be my months of "oh for goodness sake get on with it...!" reading
From the Blurb:
It is 1919. The Great War has ended, but the Spanish flu epidemic is raging across Australia. Schools are closed, state borders are guarded by armed men, and train travel is severely restricted. There are rumours it is the end of the world.