Sex, Lies and Bonsai

Sex, Lies and Bonsai

by Lisa Walker

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Overview

A charming and witty tale about finding your voice, discovering love ... and crab sex.

Have you ever felt the need to start again? Dumped by text message, Edie flees Sydney for the refuge of her childhood home, taking only a wilting bonsai as a reminder of her failure. But in this small coastal town, shy, awkward Edie has always lived in the shadow of her surf champion father. How can she move on from her ex - and from her past? Her best friend and life-coach, Sally, is full of dubious advice, but Edie finds there are many ways to mess things up all by herself. A new-found talent for erotic writing, a job drawing crab larvae, unrequited lust for a professor with hidden depths and a maddening musician with troubles of his own add to her swag of problems. And then things get complicated ... A tender and witty tale about finding your voice, falling in love ... and crab sex.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780732294137
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.18(d)

About the Author

Lisa Walker lives on the far north coast of NSW where she is completing a PhD in creative writing.

Lisa has had a radio play produced for ABC RN and was the winner of the Byron Writers Festival short story award. She was a finalist in the ABC Short Story Award and won second placed in the Henry Savery and Port Stephens Literature Awards.

Lisa is the author of Liar Bird (HarperCollins, 2012) and Sex, Lies and Bonsai (HarperCollins, 2013) and her debut YA novel is called Paris Syndrome (HarperCollins 2018).

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