Sinister Stones

Sinister Stones (reissued as Cake in the Hat Box)

by Arthur W. Upfield (Doubleday, 1954)

audiobook read by Peter Hosking (Bolinda, 2018)

Book cover: “Sinister Stones” by Arthur W. Upfield (Doubleday, 1954); reissued as “Cake in the Hat Box”; audiobook read by Peter Hosking (Bolinda, 2018)

Though the murder investigation is somewhat nebulous, the story remains notable for the extreme remoteness of its Western Australian setting, and for its historical depiction of cattle station life—and particularly the relationships between Aboriginal and white folk—in the mid-20th Century.

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