Shortlisted in the Young
Adults Category of the 2008 Victorian
Declared a Notable Book
for Older Readers at the CBC
Something strange has happened to the public swimming
pool at New Lourdes, Victoria. The water is no longer
level and is rumoured to have curative powers. When
sixteen-year-old Wolfgang Mulqueen takes a summer job
at the pool, he meets Audrey, a blind girl who claims
With the discovery of a butterfly unknown to science,
and an unusual request from Audrey's father, Wolfgang
finds himself drawn into an eighteen-year-old mystery,
the tragic resolution of which will change his life
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"Rarely these days do I come across a story
that draws me in so completely I can't put it down.
POOL is one such story ... D'Ath has created a tale
that oozes mystery from every page. This is storytelling
at its best."
"a brilliant book ... dazzling"
Kirsty Murray, judge 2008
Victorian Premier's Awards