How far would your government go?
A right-wing US president has withdrawn America from the Middle East and the UN. Daesh has a thoroughfare to the sea and China is Australia's newest ally. When a bomb goes off in remote Tasmania, Astrid Coleman agrees to return home to help her brother before an upcoming election. But this is no simple task. Her brother and sister are on either side of politics, the community is full of conspiracy theories, and her father is quoting Shakespeare. Only on Bruny does the world seem sane.
Until Astrid discovers how far the government is willing to go.
Bruny is a searing, subversive, brilliant novel about family, love, loyalty and the new world order.
Praise for The Museum of Modern Love:
'A glorious novel, meditative and special in a way that defies easy articulation.' Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites
'Audacious and beautiful.' Dominic Smith, author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
'I adored it, and it is my book of the year so far.' Amanda Rayner, Readings Reviews
'... coruscates with captivating energy ... Incisive, beautiful, and precise.' Foreword Reviews, starred review
'Captivating ... a gem of a novel.' Library Journal, starred review
'Deeply involving ... profound ... emotionally rich and thought-provoking.' Booklist, starred review
'With rare subtlety and humanity, this novel relocates the difficult path to wonder in us all.' The Christina Stead Prize 2017
'Profound ... a tender meditation on art, love, grief, and life.' Bustle
'An unusual and lively work of fiction.' Newsday
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2019
- 153 x 234mm