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Brooke Davis - Author

About the Author

Brooke Davis grew up in Bellbrae, Australia, and now lives in Perth, where she works as a bookseller. She is a graduate of the University of Canberra and Curtin University, and has won numerous awards for her writing. Lost & Found is her first novel and will be published in over twenty-five countries.

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Who, What, When, Where, Why, Jesus?!

Who, What, When, Where, Why, Jesus?!

Author: Brooke Davis Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/07/2017

Obiecte pierdute

Obiecte pierdute

Author: Brooke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 16/10/2015

Millie Bird are sapte ani, cizme rosii de cauciuc asortate la buclele roscate si o inima curajoasa si plina de speranta. Cand tatal ei moare, mama orbita de durere dispare la raionul de Lenjerie Femei Talii Mari din supermarket si nu se mai intoarce. Agatha Pantha, de optzeci si doi de ani, nu a mai iesit de mult din casa si nici nu a mai schimbat o vorba cu altcineva, caci a ramas vaduva. Ea incearca sa spulbere tacerea care o inconjoara tipand la trecatori, dand volumul televizorului la maximum si respectand cu strictete un program zilnic, pe care si-l noteaza in jurnal. Karl, dactilograful orb"e;, de optzeci si sapte de ani, si-a folosit candva degetele sa dactilografieze"e; dragastos scrisori de amor pe pielea sotiei sale. Acum, ca ea nu mai e, isi tasteaza cuvintele in aer cand vorbeste. Karl a fost internat intr-un azil, dar intr-un moment de luciditate euforica a evadat. Adusi impreuna de o intamplare, cei trei, tragandu-l dupa ei pe Manny-manechinul-de-plastic, pornesc intr-o calatorie fascinanta prin vestul Australiei, in cautarea mamei lui Millie.

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Author: Brooke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 22/01/2015

An irresistible debut novel about the wisdom of the very young, the mischief of the very old, and the magic that happens when no one else is lookingMillie Bird, seven years old and ever hopeful, always wears red gumboots to match her curly hair. Her struggling mother, grieving the death of Millie's father, leaves her in the big ladies' underwear department of a local store and never returns.Agatha Pantha, eighty-two, has not left her house—or spoken to another human being—since she was widowed seven years ago. She fills the silence by yelling at passersby, watching loud static on TV, and maintaining a strict daily schedule.Karl the Touch Typist, eighty-seven, once used his fingers to type out love notes on his wife's skin. Now that she's gone, he types his words out into the air as he speaks. Karl's been committed to a nursing home, but in a moment of clarity and joy, he escapes. Now he's on the lam.Brought together at a fateful moment, the three embark upon a road trip across Western Australia to find Millie's mother. Along the way, Karl wants to find out how to be a man again; Agatha just wants everything to go back to how it was.Together they will discover that old age is not the same as death, that the young can be wise, and that letting yourself feel sad once in a while just might be the key to a happy life.

Lost & Found

Lost & Found

Author: Brooke Davis Format: eBook Release Date: 24/06/2014

WINNER- The ABIA Award (General Fiction Book of the Year) 2015WINNER- The ABIA Award (The Matt Richell Award for New Writer) 2015Shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2015 (Best Debut Fiction Book)Shortlisted for The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) Nielsen BookData Booksellers Choice Award 2015The heart-warming Australian debut that's been sold around the world will have you laughing, crying, and, by the end, feeling just a little wiser '[an] enchanting debut... Lost & Found is a highly entertaining road trip and much, much more...bubbling with warmth and humour, it also explores loss, death, love and trust.' The West AustralianAt seven years old, Millie Bird realises that everything is dying around her. She wasn't to know that after she had recorded twenty-seven assorted creatures in her Book of Dead Things her dad would be a Dead Thing, too.Agatha Pantha is eighty-two and has not left her house since her husband died. She sits behind her front window, hidden by the curtains and ivy, and shouts at passers-by, roaring her anger at complete strangers. Until the day Agatha spies a young girl across the street.Karl the Touch Typist is eighty-seven when his son kisses him on the cheek before leaving him at the nursing home. As he watches his son leave, Karl has a moment of clarity. He escapes the home and takes off in search of something different.Three lost people needing to be found. But they don't know it yet. Millie, Agatha and Karl are about to break the rules and discover what living is all about.PRAISE for Lost & Found'heartbreaking and funny and brilliant' Herald Sun'a lovely, whimsical story' Good Reading