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Disquiet

Disquiet( )
Author: Leigh, Julia
ISBN:978-0-14-300957-3
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

When Olivia returns to the grand chateau in France she once called home, with her two children in tow, their arrival is unexpected. They have journeyed from Australia, escaping unspoken horrors, but home is not what it was . . . ' A powerful and disquieting novella, a work of fiction so infused with the practices of film that, while each scene is fully and even vividly realised in words, it also translates quite naturally into film, into a visually rich action taking place before the...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 18.2 x 1.4 cm
Book Weight:0.136 Kilograms
Author Biography
Leigh, Julia (Author)
Julia Leigh was born in 1970 in Sydney, Australia. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney in philosophy and law. She was admitted to the NSW Supreme Court as a Legal Practitioner and worked as a legal advisor at the Australian Society of Authors. In 2009 she earned a PhD in English from the University of Adelaide and served as Adjunct Associate Professor of English at Barnard College, Columbia University.

She is the author of The Hunter (made in to a feature film in 2011) and Disquiet. Also in 2011 she wrote and directed the film Sleeping Beauty. Her memoir Avalanche was released in 2016.

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