Author(s): Kate Grenville
A new novel from Kate Grenville and a journey back to the Thornhill family of the bestselling The Secret River
Grenville inhabits characters with a rare completeness ... She writes with a poet's sense of rhythm and imagery - Guardian
Kate Grenville, one of Australia's most celebrated authors, has had her award-winning novels published worldwide. The Secret River won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and Lilian's Story; The Idea of Perfection won the Orange Prize for Fiction. Kate Grenville's convict ancestor inspired The Secret River, and Sarah Thornhill also has its beginnings in her family history. Along with The Lieutenant, these three novels form a loose trilogy about colonial Australia.