is a novel in verse set over the twenty-four hours of the longest day of the year, in Adelaide, South Australia. It is a story of love and exploration told in sonnet form, one verse for each few minutes of the day. It shows how much can change in a day -- the whole world, and at the same time nothing at all.Solstice
was shortlisted for the 1993 Australian/Vogel Award and was published by Allen & Unwin in 1994. This electronic edition is a new author's cut that takes full advantage of recent technical developments in the field of poetry.