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Courting controversy, Emma Martin

Fiction The Suicide Club Sarah Quigley Vintage, $38.00, ISBN 9780143771012 Midway through Sarah Quigley’s The Suicide Club, Lace, one of its three troubled young protagonists, recalls a story told to her by her father, a celebrated film-maker who, along with…
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“thethrillingalchemy”, Emma Martin

From the Cutting Room of Barney Kettle Kate De Goldi Longacre, $30.00, ISBN 9781775535768 Kate De Goldi’s writing for children and young adults has been acclaimed for its vibrancy and verisimilitude. De Goldi often takes the reader into psychologically complex…
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New waters, Emma Martin

Reach Laurence Fearnley Penguin, $38.00, ISBN 9780143571728 Novels about art sometimes also seem to be novels about novels. Laurence Fearnley’s latest work, Reach, not only explores the relationship between life and creative expression but also, in a sense, enacts it.…
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Stories from nearby, Murray Bramwell

Two Girls in a Boat Emma Martin Victoria University Press, $35.00, ISBN 9780864738936 Tough Amy Head Victoria University Press, $28.00, ISBN 9780864736987 Tales from the Netherworld Jo Randerson Steele Roberts, $25.00, ISBN 9781877577888 One of the many pleasures of reading…
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