Review: Mandy Beaumont's The Furies is a powerful and gut-wrenching debut

By Jessica Oliver
April 1 2022 - 1:00pm
  • The Furies, by Mandy Beaumont. Hachette, $32.99.

In the unrelenting heat of drought-stricken outback Queensland something terrible has happened, and 16-year-old Cynthia is left on her own. This is not a story about a helpless girl though, and Cynthia is not a hapless victim of the cruelty of others.