A heart-warming debut about finding out what love and life is all about.
At seven years old, Millie Bird realises that everything is dying around her. She wasn’t to know that after she had recorded twenty-seven assorted creatures in her Book of Dead Things her dad would be a Dead Thing, too.
Agatha Pantha is eighty-two and has not left her house since her husband died. She sits behind her front window, hidden by the curtains and ivy, and shouts at passers-by, roaring her anger at complete strangers. Until the day Agatha spies a young girl across the street.
Karl the Touch Typist is eighty-seven when his son kisses him on the cheek before leaving him at the nursing home. As he watches his son leave, Karl has a moment of clarity. He escapes the home and takes off in search of something different.
Three lost people needing to be found. But they don’t know it yet. Millie, Agatha and Karl are about to break the rules and discover what living is all about.
Source – Hatchette
Buy – Lost and Found
About the author
Lost & Found is Brooke Davis’s first novel, she wrote it as part of a PhD at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. Lost & Found became the buzz book of the 2014 London Book Fair, an extraordinary debut for an Australian novelist. Davis’s success continues as the translation rights have since been sold into sixteen countries and major deals have been confirmed in the United States and Great Britain.