At first Ruth, a 70-something woman who lives alone in a rather remote part of Australia and near the sea, thinks she hears a tiger, but it is very clear it is not in the house. It’s also clear to the reader that there is no flesh and blood tiger involved.
Next thing we know, a woman named Frieda shows up to help with the grooming and housework – she says she’s from the government, but is that totally true? It seems rather odd because nobody sent for her. Friends stays only there for a few hours a day at first, otherwise she lives with her brother George. She’s simply a “care provider.” >>>MORE>>>>