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BOOK REVIEW: Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar (Review by Caroline Baum)

Treloar’s intensely dramatic saga of the downfall of a family settled on the edge of the Coorong is a welcome and fresh take on the well-trodden territory of narratives of colonial hardship. First of all, she captures the little known beauty of that remote watery place perfectly. Her ability to conjure up its landscape, once shared with the local Narandjeri Aborigines, is a reminder that ... Read more

by | November 30, 2015

Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar is Caroline Baum’s Book of the Month

Booktopia’s Editorial Director, Caroline Baum reviews Lucy Treloar’s Salt Creek which features in The Buzz as Caroline’s Book of the Month. If, like me, you thought you did not need another story about hardship in colonial Australia, with the TV adaptation of The Secret River fresh in your mind, think again: Lucy Treloar’s intensely dramatic saga of the downfall of a family se... Read more

by | July 27, 2015

Lucy Treloar, author of Salt Creek, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Lucy Treloar author of Salt Creek Ten Terrifying Questions ____________ 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in Malaysia, where my family lived for several years. My schooling was in Melbourne, England and Sweden, and I went to Melbourne University (Fine Arts) and RMIT (Prof Writ... Read more

by | July 24, 2015