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The Danger Game by Kalinda Ashton
  

The Danger Game

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An extraordinary debut from Australia's most exciting new writer: a dangerous childhood game leads to a young boy's death, his mother's disappearance and his sisters' quest for the truth fourteen years later.

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Synopsis

The Danger Game by Kalinda Ashton

The danger game is not a winning game' Alice and Louise are sisters united by a distant tragedy - the house fire their brother died in and the disappearance of their mother immediately afterwards. Fourteen years later, that day still affects everything they do. Alice teaches dirt-poor students in a school the government wants to close - when she's not pursuing a relationship with a married man. Louise, a fantascist and recovering heroin addict, has never stopped playing the game of dares - the danger game - she invented as a child. As Alice fights to save her school and Louise struggles with her self-destructive urges, the sisters come together in Melbourne to unravel the truth about their brother's death and follow the dangerous trail of their missing mother.

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Vivid, page-turning, and passionate--the characters leap off the page. --Catherine O'Flynn, author,

What Was Lost


About the Author

Kalinda Ashton was born in Melbourne in 1978. She has been involved in student, union and community campaigns. She is an associate editor of Overland magazine, and a teacher of writing and editing. The Danger Game is her first novel.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2012

Author

Kalinda Ashton

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Publisher

Tindal Street Press an imprint of Profile Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781906994280

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