Adam's life has been ruined by war . . . A veteran of the Iraq conflict who has suffered such extensive bodily trauma that he can only really survive by means of a mechanical skeleton.
Marianna's has been ruined by men . . . A woman who has had to flee the country after her husband lied to the wrong people.
John Philip's by too much money . . . Until he receives a surprise inheritance in the evening of his own life.
Rodney Hall, two-times winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, presents the story of three people experiencing a period of life they never thought possible, and, perhaps, should never have been granted at all...
"Hall looks towards the future in this elegant and hopeful novel, tethering it to a particularly current mood, standing back and waiting for it to take flight." Weekend Australian
PRAISE FOR RODNEY HALL
"Reminiscent of both Joyce and Garcia Marquez" Washington Post
"Magnificent. So good that you wish you had written it yourself" Salman Rushdie
"A wondrous blend of the fabulous and the surreal" The Australian
"Brilliant" David Mitchell
Join two-time Miles Franklin Literary Award-winning author Rodney Hall at Readings Hawthorn to chat about his new book, A STOLEN SEASON, with local author Mick McCoy. A STOLEN SEASON is the story of three people experiencing a period of life they never thought possible, and, perhaps, should never have been granted at all. This is a free event, but booking is essential.6:30 PM