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A Stolen Season: Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019

A Stolen Season: Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019

From the two-time winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award winner Rodney Hall comes a novel moving, disturbing and compelling in equal measure...

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ISBN 9781760555443
Barcode 9781760555443
Published 27 March 2018 by Pan Macmillan
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Hall, Rodney
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ISBN-13 9781760555443
ISBN-10 1760555444
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Picador Australia
Publication Date 27 March 2018
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Hall, Rodney
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 457g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Veterans - Fiction, Paralytics - Fiction, Husband and wife - Fiction, Inheritance and succession - Fiction
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code A823.4
Catalogue Code 894826

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Adam's life has been ruined by war . . . A veteran of the Iraq conflict who has suffered such extensive bodily trauma that he can only really survive by means of a mechanical skeleton. Marianna's has been ruined by men . . . A woman who has had to flee the country after her husband lied to the wrong people. John Philip's by too much money . . . A man who inherits the lost erotic drawings of J. M. W. Turner in the evening of his own life. Rodney Hall presents the interwoven story of three people experiencing a period of life they never thought possible and, perhaps, should never have been granted at all . . . Each sets out along a separate path, seeking a stolen season in which they can live on their own terms. Reminiscent of both Joyce and Garcia Marquez. Washington Post Magnificent. So good that you wish you had written it yourself. Salman Rushdie A wondrous blend of the fabulous and the surreal. The Australian

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Author's Bio

Rodney Hall is one of our foremost authors. He left school at sixteen for family reasons, already determined to become a writer and to educate himself by experience. Two years later he was called up for National Service. Afterwards, when the opportunity arose, he sailed from Brisbane to Genoa and set out, with GBP112 in his pocket, to walk around Europe. He was thirty-one when he enrolled at university and his formative literary influences-quite at odds with those of his contemporaries-were already set. He studied Old English and the cultural history of India while supporting himself as an ABC radio actor and scriptwriter. Since then he has won two Miles Franklin Awards, his novels have been widely published and translated into many languages, and he has been twice presented with the gold medal of the Australian Literature Society.

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