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Gail Jones

Australia (b.1955)

Gail Jones teaches in the department of English, Communications and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia.

Genres: Literary Fiction
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2004) : Sixty Lights
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2006) : Dreams of Speaking
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2008) : Sorry
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2008) : Dreams of Speaking

Gail Jones recommends
Shell (2018)
Kristina Olsson
"A beguiling, original, and beautifully written imagining of Sydney of the sixties."
Typhoon Kingdom (2019)
Matthew Hooton
"Brilliantly original, persuasive, revelatory and affecting."
Everyday Madness (2021)
Susan Midalia
"A poignant potrait of suffering within marriage and the ties that bind; wise, witty and humane."
Friends & Dark Shapes (2021)
Kavita Bedford
"Such a vivid geography: this is a work of smart intensities, witty sorrow and wise coming-to-terms with grief. Astute, wry and beautifully tender."

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