In her first novel in fifteen years, Helen Garner writes about the joys and limits of female friendship under the transforming pressure of illness.
"The clear-eyed grace of her prose" in this darkly funny and unsparing novel has been hailed by Peter Carey as "the work of a great writer." Garlanded with awards, dazzling reviewers around the globe, The Spare Room is destined to be a modern literary classic.
About the Author
Helen Garner was born in Geelong, Australia, in 1942. Her award-winning books include novels, stories, screenplays, and works of nonfiction, including Monkey Grip, The First Stone, and Joe Cinque's Consolation. The Spare Room is her first work of fiction in fifteen years. She lives in Australia.
Number Of Pages: 175
Published: 2nd February 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.83 x 13.9 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.17