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The Glad Shout

The Glad Shout

After a catastrophic storm destroys Melbourne, Isobel flees to higher ground with her husband and young daughter. Food and supplies run low, panic sets in and still no help arrives. To protect her daughter, Isobel must take drastic action. THE GLAD SHOUT is an extraordinary novel... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781925712650
Barcode 9781925712650
Published 26 February 2019 by Affirm Press
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Robinson, Alice
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ISBN-13 9781925712650
ISBN-10 1925712656
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Affirm Press
Imprint Affirm Press
Publication Date 26 February 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Robinson, Alice
Category Modern Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 162mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 34mm
Weight 670g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 968266

Description of this Book

After a catastrophic storm destroys Melbourne, Isobel flees to higher ground with her husband and young daughter. Food and supplies run low, panic sets in and still no help arrives. To protect her daughter, Isobel must take drastic action. THE GLAD SHOUT is an extraordinary novel of rare depth and texture. Told in a starkly visual and compelling narrative, this is a deeply moving homage to motherhood and the struggles faced by women in difficult times.

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Author's Bio

Alice Robinson earned a Bachelor of Creative Arts at The University of Melbourne and a PhD in Creative Writing at Victoria University, where she was awarded both a university scholarship and the Vice Chancellor's Award for Research. Her fiction, essays and reviews have been published widely, including in She Sheds (Affirm Press) and in literary journals such as Kill Your Darlings, The Lifted Brow, Arena, TEXT, Fireflies and Meanjin. Alice's debut novel, Anchor Point, was long listed for the 2016 Stella Prize, the 2016 Indie Book Awards (debut fiction), and named one of 25 best Bookclub books in The Herald Sun. The Glad Shout is her second novel.

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