The wing of night was an unusual title

This novel won the Nita Kibble Literary Award in 2006. From the book cover: In 1915 a troopship of Light Horsemen sails from Fremantle for the Great War. ¬†Two women farewell their men: Elizabeth, with her background of careless wealth, and Bonnie, who is marked by the anxieties of poverty. ¬†Neither can predict how the…