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Disquiet
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Disquiet

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Disquiet by Julia Leigh

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Olivia arrives at her mother's chateau in rural France (the first time in more than a decade) with her two young children in tow. Soon the family is joined by Olivia's brother Marcus and his wife Sophie?but this reunion is far from joyful. After years of desperately wanting a baby, Sophie has just given birth to a stillborn child, and she is struggling to overcome her devastation. Meanwhile, Olivia wrestles with her own secrets about the cruel and violent man she married many years before. Exquisitely written and reminiscent of Ian McEwan and J. M. Coetzee, Disquiet is a darkly beautiful and atmospheric story that will linger in the mind long after the final page is turned.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143113508
ISBN-10: 014311350X
Format: Paperback / softback
(181mm x 128mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Hunter by Julia Leigh Hunter, Paperback (August 2011)

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Accompanied by her two children, a woman tries to gain entry into a walled garden. The three have been on a long journey, making an escape of sorts. The children have never been here before. The woman has come home. But home is not as it was. Even when the woman gains entry, what she finds is not what she left.

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Author Biography - Julia Leigh

Julia Leigh was born in Sydney, Australia. Her writing has been compared to Melville and Conrad (San Francisco Chronicle), and she was included in the London Observer's list of 21 writers for the 21st century.

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