‘one of the books of the year!’

– Michael Cathcart, Radio National, Books & Arts Daily

Australian Independent Bookseller’s Book of the Month – March 2017


‘A brave and devastating novel of grief, place and belonging…Its grace, its compassion and its deep humanity makes you see our country anew. This book is bracing and tough, kind and generous.’

CHRISTOS TSIOLKAS, author of The Slap

‘The Crying Place is an impressive novel of friendship and the haunting contradictions at the base of Australian society.’

ALEX MILLER, twice winner of the Miles Franklin