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Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Australia when she was 14. She was educated in Melbourne and Paris. She is the author of three other novels: The Rose Grower, The Hamilton Case (which won the Commonwealth Prize, SE Asia and Pacific region and the Encore Prize), and The Lost Dog, which was longlisted for both the Man Booker and the Orange Prize and received Australia's 'Book of the Year' Award, the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, and the Gold Medal from the Australian Literary Society. She lives in Sydney.

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The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser
The Life to Come
Michelle de Kretser
Set across Sydney, Paris and Colombo, this masterful novel explores self-deception and the construction of public personas with scathing brilliance. While the incisively and honestly drawn characters are largely unlikable, their stories are compelling. Their flaws are artfully portrayed, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
Questions of Travel
Michelle de Kretser
An enthralling exploration of travel and our sense of place in the modern world. It is the story of two people, Laura, an Australian artist turned travel writer, and Ravi, a Sri Lankan IT man whose life is torn apart...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
Questions of Travel
Michelle de Kretser
March 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. From the Booker and Orange longlisted author of The Lost Dog comes the captivating, vivid journey of two very different...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2013

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