A Stolen Season

Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019
by Rodney Hall

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia

Publication Date: March 27, 2018

ISBN: 9781760555443

Binding: Paperback

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD 2019 Rodney Hall, two-times winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, presents the story of three people experiencing a period of life they never thought possible, and, perhaps, should never have been granted at all. Adam's life has been ruined by war . . . A veteran of the Iraq conflict who has suffered such extensive bodily trauma that he can only really survive by means of a mechanical skeleton. Marianna's has been ruined by men . . . A woman who has had to flee the country after her husband lied to the wrong people. John Philip's by too much money . . . Until he receives a surprise inheritance in the evening of his own life. PRAISE FOR A STOLEN SEASON "a triumph of daring and narrative skill, the more remarkable because it comes towards the end of a long career that has been marked by both patience and flair." Sydney Morning Herald "A Stolen Season is his [Hall's] first novel in more than a decade and it is worth the wait." Australian Financial Review PRAISE FOR RODNEY HALL "Reminiscent of both Joyce and Garcia Marquez" Washington Post "Magnificent. So good that you wish you had written it yourself" Salman Rushdie "A wondrous blend of the fabulous and the surreal" The Australian