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Early praise for ‘Floodline’

“Heyman’s cool-eyed compassion for her characters draws out their humanity while staring hard at their flaws. The marvel is that the frailty she discovers in her women and men turns out to be the foundation of their greatest strengths. It is a paradox notated in language of poetic force and loveliness. A moving, graceful and… Continue Reading

Floodline

Kathryn Heyman’s fifth novel, Floodline, is published early 2013 by Allen & Unwin. What remains after everything is washed away? Funny, moving and utterly compelling, Kathryn Heyman’s latest novel Floodline tells of the unexpected salvation that can be found on the edge of disaster. When the city of Horneville is destroyed by a flood on the eve of… Continue Reading

House of Books

Allen & Unwin will be releasing my first four novels in their House of Books imprint. A & U say this about House of Books: “The House of Books aims to bring Australia’s cultural and literary heritage to a broad audience by creating affordable print and ebook editions of the nation’s most significant and enduring… Continue Reading

Captain Starlight’s Apprentice

The novel is in development with Jack and Jill Films, a small independent British   production company who made the French film The Burial which won the London Independent Film Festival’s Best Foreign Film. They have a beautiful sensibility and not a load of money, so ‘in development’ sort of means trying to find large… Continue Reading

Captain Starlight’s Apprentice

The novel is in development with Jack and Jill Films, a small independent UK production company who made the French film The Burial which won the London Independent Film Festival’s Best Foreign Film. They have a beautiful sensibility and not a load of money, so ‘in development’ sort of means trying to find large pots… Continue Reading

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