In the award-winning Dark Places, celebrated Australian author Kate Grenville tells the tale of Albion Gidley Singera man with a comically grand exterior who believes he has the right, and the duty, to conquer the mocking flesh of any woman. Even his own daughter.
About the Author
Kate Grenville is one of Australia’s finest writers. She won the Orange Prize in 2001 for The Idea of Perfection. The Secret River, published in more than twenty countries, was awarded the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and was shortlisted for both the Miles Franklin Literary Award and the Man Booker Prize. The Lieutenant was shortlisted for the New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australian Premiers’ Awards. Sarah Thornhill won the ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year in 2012, and was shortlisted in both the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and the Queensland Literary Awards.
Louise Adler is CEO and Publisher-in-Chief of Melbourne University Publishing. She is the Deputy Chancellor of Monash University and the Chair of the Board of Methodist Ladies' College. She also serves as a member of the Board of the Melbourne International Arts Festival and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.