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The Strays

The Strays( )
Author: Bitto, Emily
ISBN:978-1-922213-38-9
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:Affirm Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
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On her first day at a new school, Lily befriends one of the daughters of infamous avant-garde painter Evan Trentham. He and his wife are trying to escape the stifling conservatism of 1930s Australia by inviting other like-minded artists to live and work at their family home. Lily becomes infatuated with this wild, makeshift family and longs to truly be a part of it. As the years pass, Lily observes the way the lives of these artists come to reflect the same themes as their...
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Bitto, Emily (Author)


Emily Bitto won the Stella Prize 2015 with her title The Strays. She was presented with the $50,000 prize at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on 21 April, 2015. She is also shortlisted for the Dobbie Literary Awards 2015 for this same title. She will be featured at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 program. She will also be high lighted in the fiction edition line-up 2015 presented by the Big Issue.

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