LoveReading

Becoming a member of the LoveReading community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unadulterated book loving, with your favourite books saved to your own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop Plus lots lots more…

Find out more

Questions of Travel

by Michelle de Kretser

Questions of Travel Synopsis

"e;It is not really possible to describe, in a short space, the originality and depth of this long and beautifully crafted book."e;--A.S. Byatt, Guardian Laura Fraser grows up in Sydney, motherless, with a cold, professional father and an artistic bent. Ravi Mendis lives on the other side of the globe--exploring the seductive new world of the Internet, his father dead, his mother struggling to get by. Their stories alternate throughout Michelle de Kretser's ravishing novel, culminating in unlikely fates for them both, destinies influenced by travel--voluntary in her case, enforced in his.With money from an inheritance, Laura sets off to see the world, eventually returning to Sydney to work for a publisher of travel guides. There she meets Ravi, now a Sri Lankan political exile who wants only to see a bit of Australia and make a living. Where do these two disparate characters, and an enthralling array of others, truly belong? With her trademark subtlety, wit, and dazzling prose, Michelle de Kretser shows us that, in the 21st century, they belong wherever they want to and can be--home or away.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780316219242
Publication date: 14th May 2013
Author: Michelle de Kretser
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Little, Brown and Company
Format: eBook
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Michelle de Kretser

More About Michelle de Kretser

More Books By Michelle de Kretser

Cover for The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser
Cover for Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
Cover for Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser
View All Books By Michelle de Kretser

Share this book