The River Baptists

Author: Belinda Castles
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  • : $22.95(AUD)
  • : 9781741751932
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
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  • : August 2007
  • : 195mm X 133mm X 21mm
  • : Australia
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  • : Belinda Castles
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  • : Paperback
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  • : English
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Barcode 9781741751932
9781741751932

Description

A subtle, evocative and engrossing story of secrets, lies and the weight of living with the past. Winner of the 2006 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award.

Promotion info

An evocative, gentle and atmospheric story of a river and the people who live alongside it This was the clear winner of the Australian/Vogel in what was a very strong field of shortlisted novels Will be very well received by readers, reading groups and critics.

Awards

Winner of Australian / Vogel Literary Award 2006.

Author description

Belinda Castles lived for a period on an island in the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales, using this area as the basis for the fictional setting of The River Baptists. This is her second novel; the first was Falling Woman (Sceptre, 2000). When not writing, she works as an editor, and lives with her husband and daughter near Sydney. She has a Masters in Novel Writing from the University of Manchester.