Questions of Travel

Questions of Travel

by Michelle de Kretser

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 02/01/2014

RRP  $26.99 $24.75

Laura travels the world before returning to Sydney, where she works for a publisher of travel guides.

Ravi dreams of being a tourist until he is driven from Sri Lanka by devastating events. An enthralling array of people, places and stories surround these superbly drawn characters - from Theo, whose life plays out in the long shadow of the past, to Hana, an Ethiopian woman determined to reinvent herself. Michelle de Kretser illuminates travel, work and modern dreams in this brilliant evocation of the way we live now.

Questions of Travel is infused with wit, imagination, uncanny common sense and a deep understanding of what makes us tick.

ISBN:
9781743316641
9781743316641
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
02-01-2014
Publisher:
ALLEN & UNWIN
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
528
Dimensions (mm):
198x131x38mm
Weight:
0.49kg
Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and emigrated to Australia when she was 14. Educated in Melbourne and Paris, Michelle has worked as a university tutor, an editor and a book reviewer.

She is the author of The Rose Grower , The Hamilton Case, which won the Commonwealth Prize (SE Asia and Pacific region) and the UK Encore Prize, and The Lost Dog, which was widely praised by writers such as AS Byatt, Hilary Mantel and William Boyd and won a swag of awards, including: the 2008 NSW Premier's Book of the Year Award and the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, and the 2008 ALS Gold Medal.

The Lost Dog was also shortlisted for the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, the Western Australian Premier's Australia-Asia Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize (Asia-Pacific Region) and Orange Prize's Shadow Youth Panel. It was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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