Scary Monsters | Michelle de Kretser #AWWfiction

Three scary monsters - racism, misogyny and ageism - roam through this mesmerising novel. Its reversible format enacts the disorientation that migrants experience when changing countries changes the story of their lives. With this suspenseful, funny and profound book, Michelle de Kretser has made something thrilling and new.Which comes first, the future or the past?Back … Continue reading Scary Monsters | Michelle de Kretser #AWWfiction

Springtime: A Ghost Story | Michelle de Kretser #AUSnovella

This slim, stylish short story has got under my skin. I wasn't really expecting it to - before, during or immediately after reading it. But somehow, two days later, Springtime has subtly tiptoed into my imagination and opened up a whole host of possibilities. The power of de Krestser's story is in her descriptions and … Continue reading Springtime: A Ghost Story | Michelle de Kretser #AUSnovella