By Julia Leigh
(Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780142000021, 176pp.)
Publication Date: December 1, 2001
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Julia Leigh is the author of two internationally acclaimed novels, THE HUNTER (1999) and DISQUIET (2008). Her film SLEEPING BEAUTY was selected for Competition at the Festival de Cannes 2011. She lives in Sydney, Australia.
"Strong and Hypnotic."
“[Leigh’s] narration is as clear-eyed and cold-blooded as her hero.”
“A memorable debut, one full of many rewards and a subtle, precise beauty.”
Praise for DISQUIET: "Julia Leigh is a sorceress. Her deft prose casts a spell of serene control while the earth quakes underfoot."
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