Join Benjamin Law and Krissy Kneen for a hilarious night of bookish chat at the Sydney launch of Wintering at Better Read than Dead in Newtown.
Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of memoir Affection, and fiction: the Stella prize shortlisted novel An Uncertain Grace, Steeplechase, Triptych, The Adventures of Holly White and the Incredible Sex Machine, as well as the Thomas Shapcott Award-winning poetry collection Eating My Grandmother. She has written and directed broadcast documentaries for SBS and ABC Television.
Join Krissy Kneen, in-conversation with Benjamin Law, for a conversation about her latest novel Wintering!
About the Book
When Jessica’s partner disappears into the dark Tasmanian forest, there is of course the mystery of what happened to him—the deserted car, the enigmatic final image recorded on his phone. There is the strange circle of local women, widows of disappeared men, with their edgy fellowship and unhinged theories. And the forest itself: looming hugely over this tiny settlement on the remote tip of the island.
But for Jessica there is also the tight community in which she is still a stranger and Matthew was not. What secrets do they know about her own life, that she doesn’t. And why do they believe things that should not—cannot—be true. For her own sanity, Jessica needs to know two things. Who was Matthew? And who—or what—has he become?
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