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BOOK REVIEW: The Wonder Lover by Malcolm Knox (Review by Caroline Baum)

First of all the cover: this has to be one of the most stylish and eye-catching jackets of the year, signposting both the amorous subject matter but also a kind of sexily suave Mad Men Don Draper silhouette that suggests surface sleekness concealing enigmatic multiple identities. The sophisticated packaging delivers on its promise – and then some. This is one of the big books of the year.... Read more

by | March 24, 2015

Lisa Heidke : Five Fiction Favourites for 2011

Lisa Heidke author of Lucy Springer Gets Even, What Kate Did Next, Claudia’s Big Break and, coming in January 2012, Stella Makes Good reveals… The 5 best novels I read this year are… Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar Lisa Heidke: Set on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and marketed as a Young Adult, Raw Blue centres around Carly, a teenage surfer trying to find her place in the world. This emotionally gr... Read more

by | December 14, 2011

Malcolm Knox, author of The Life, answers Six Sharp Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Malcolm Knox author of The Life, Jamaica,  Summerland and more… Six Sharp Questions ——————————– 1. Congratulations, you have a new book. What is it about and what does it mean to you? THE LIFE is a novel, my fourth, and it’s an immersive experience both to write and (I hope) to read. It... Read more

by | June 3, 2011

The Life by Malcolm Knox. A review by author Kylie Ladd

Malcolm Knox knows how to get my attention. I first became aware of him when I chanced across his 2006 book Secrets Of The Jury Room, a dramatic account of his experiences as a juror on a lengthy criminal trial. A few years earlier I had been in a similar situation as the foreperson on a month-long trial at the Supreme Court of Victoria, a case which involved rape, arson and decapitation with a... Read more

by | May 30, 2011