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by Marion Halligan

Author: Marion Halligan
Publisher: Minerva (1993)
Pages: 377 pages
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Marion Mildred Halligan AM (born 16 April 1940) is an Australian writer and novelist. 1992 - The Age Book of the Year Imaginative Writing Prize 1992 winner for Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel.

Marion Mildred Halligan AM (born 16 April 1940) is an Australian writer and novelist. She was born and educated in Newcastle, New South Wales, and worked as a school teacher and journalist before publishing her first short stories. Halligan has served as chairperson of the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the Australian National Word Festival. She currently lives in Canberra. 1992 - The Age Book of the Year Book of the Year 1992 joint winner for Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel.

Marion Halligan's most ambitious novel to date, 'Lovers' Knots', won the Age Book of the Year Award 1992. Set in the coastal town of Newcastle, where Halligan grew up and went to university, the novel begins as if it were a family saga covering the century 1911-2011, but its narrative denies the conventional chronology evoked and shatters as if into the fragments caught by Marion Halligan's most ambitious novel to date, 'Lovers' Knots', won the Age Book. of the Year Award 1992.

Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13:9781863301596. Release Date:April 1993. Publisher:Vintage/Ebury (A Division of Random House Group).

If you are not satisfied with your purchase we well give you a full refund within 14 days of the your receipt of the goods. To instigate a return please contact us below. Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel, Imaginative Writing Prize 1992 winner; Book of the Year 1992 joint winner. The Golden Dress, Fiction Prize 1998 shortlisted. Commonwealth Writers' Prize. The Point, South East Asia and South Pacific Region, Best Book 2004 shortlisted. Eat My Words, 1990 winner.

Halligan has served as chairperson of the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the Australian National Word Festival. For a number of years she was a member of a group of women writers based in Canberra known as the "Canberra Seven" or "Seven Writers". The group began with three members in 1980, growing to seven by 1984.

Marion Halligan is a famous Australian writer and novelist. Age Book of the Year Imaginative Writing Prize, Australia. 1991, for 'Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel'. Her other notable works include ‘Valley of Grace’ and ‘The Golden Dress’. 1993, 1994 (joint winner), 2004, 2010. Nita Kibble Literary Award, Australia. 1994, for 'Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel'. Newton John Award, Australia. 1994, from Newcastle University for creative an.

This includes novels, autobiographies, biographies, literature and any writing with a strong personal element. Lovers' Knots: A Hundred-Year Novel, Marion Halligan. The Kibble Literary Awards were established in 1994 and are named in honour of Nita Kibble (1879–1962), who was the first woman to be a librarian with the State Library of New South Wales. Australian History Awards.

Marion Halligan's previous books are the novels Spider Cup, Lovers' Knots and Wishbone; many books of essays, non-fiction and short stories, including Collected Stories, Eat My Words, Out of the Picture, Cockles of the Heart; a children's book, The Midwife's Daughters; and Those Women.

Marion Halligan's previous books are the novels Spider Cup, Lovers' Knots and Wishbone; many books of essays, non-fiction and short stories, including Collected Stories, Eat My Words, Out of the Picture, Cockles of the Heart; a children's book, The Midwife's Daughters; and Those Women who Go to Hotels, co-written with Lucy Frost.