Kimberley Starr’s debut novel garnered the award for Best Emerging Author in 2005. The seventh of only fourteen that were granted before Campbell Newman saw fit to nix Queensland’s literary awards.
The novel follows a psychologist’s attempt to untangle a chain of disappearances that began with the drowning of a boy in the Brisbane River.
“Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age
The child is grown, and puts away childish things.
Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.”
[via Edna St.Vincent Millay]
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