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Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'Three children wake up in a basement room of a large city hotel. They have been drugged and taken from their beds in the middle of the night. Now they are here. Alone.

Where are their parents? Who can they trust? The family has been betrayed to the government and Salt Cottage, their home on a clifftop above the ocean, is no longer safe. Their mother's scientific work has put them all in danger. To protect them, she must let them go. She must put her faith in an old family friend - and in her children's own resilience and courage.

Searing, provoking and unputdownable, The Book of Rapture challenges our beliefs about science, about children, and about trust.' (from publisher's website)

Notes

  • Dedication: To A, L, O and T My Wild Love
  • Includes an introduction by Professor A.R. Bowler, University of London (p vii-ix)
  • Epigraph: It is the mark of a narrow world that it mistrusts the undefined. - Joseph Roth
  • Includes Chapter Lessons : Sources p 269-273

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2009 .
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      Extent: ix, 273p.
      ISBN: 9780732289249

Works about this Work

Power and Passion Madeline Healy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 June 2009; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Untitled Cheryl Jorgensen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 June 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Not Everything Is about You Angela Bennie , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 July 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 July 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Between the Assassinations Aravind Adiga 2009 selected work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Flashes of Childish Wisdom in a Fable about Family Love Emily Maguire , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 July 2009; (p. 32-33) The Age , 25 July 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Agnostic in Bed with Science and Religion Jen Vuk , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 31 July vol. 19 no. 14 2009;

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 1 August 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Cover-Up : The Inside Story of the Balibo Five Jill Jolliffe 2001 single work biography ; Black Ice Leah Giarratano 2009 single work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel ; Your Mother Would Be Proud : True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure 2009 anthology autobiography
Stripped of Eros, a Spiritual Turn Sara Dowse , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 August 2009; (p. 14)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Juggling Acts in a Writer's Whirl Judy Skatssoon , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 August 2009; (p. 7)
Beyond Fantasy Lucy Clark , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 26 July 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Familial Bonds Abide in Face of Insanity Nicole Trian , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 23 August 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
In the Basement Thuy On , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 314 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Summer Sizzlers Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 December 2009; (p. 12-14)

— Review of Red Queen Honey Brown 2008 single work novel ; Siddon Rock Glenda Guest 2005 single work novel ; We Don't Live Here Anymore Matt Nable 2009 single work novel ; Brown Skin Blue Belinda Jeffrey 2009 single work novel ; The Devil's Staircase Helen FitzGerald 2009 single work novel ; The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom 2009 single work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel ; Jasper Jones Craig Silvey 2009 single work novel ; The Essence of the Thing Madeleine St John 1997 single work novel ; The Women in Black Madeleine St John 1993 single work novel ; The Lost Life Steven Carroll 2009 single work novel
Ian Nichols nominates a selection of titles for Summer reading over the 2009-2010 holiday period, including works by Australian writers.
After the Afterword Nikki Gemmell , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Griffith Review , Summer no. 26 2009;
Power and Passion Madeline Healy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 June 2009; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Untitled Cheryl Jorgensen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 June 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Not Everything Is about You Angela Bennie , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 July 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 July 2009; (p. 26)

— Review of Between the Assassinations Aravind Adiga 2009 selected work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Flashes of Childish Wisdom in a Fable about Family Love Emily Maguire , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 July 2009; (p. 32-33) The Age , 25 July 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Agnostic in Bed with Science and Religion Jen Vuk , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , 31 July vol. 19 no. 14 2009;

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 1 August 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Cover-Up : The Inside Story of the Balibo Five Jill Jolliffe 2001 single work biography ; Black Ice Leah Giarratano 2009 single work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel ; Your Mother Would Be Proud : True Tales of Mayhem and Misadventure 2009 anthology autobiography
Stripped of Eros, a Spiritual Turn Sara Dowse , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 August 2009; (p. 14)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Beyond Fantasy Lucy Clark , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 26 July 2009; (p. 18)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Familial Bonds Abide in Face of Insanity Nicole Trian , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 23 August 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
In the Basement Thuy On , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 314 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel
Summer Sizzlers Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 19 December 2009; (p. 12-14)

— Review of Red Queen Honey Brown 2008 single work novel ; Siddon Rock Glenda Guest 2005 single work novel ; We Don't Live Here Anymore Matt Nable 2009 single work novel ; Brown Skin Blue Belinda Jeffrey 2009 single work novel ; The Devil's Staircase Helen FitzGerald 2009 single work novel ; The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom 2009 single work novel ; The Book of Rapture Nikki Gemmell 2009 single work novel ; Jasper Jones Craig Silvey 2009 single work novel ; The Essence of the Thing Madeleine St John 1997 single work novel ; The Women in Black Madeleine St John 1993 single work novel ; The Lost Life Steven Carroll 2009 single work novel
Ian Nichols nominates a selection of titles for Summer reading over the 2009-2010 holiday period, including works by Australian writers.
Juggling Acts in a Writer's Whirl Judy Skatssoon , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 August 2009; (p. 7)
After the Afterword Nikki Gemmell , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Griffith Review , Summer no. 26 2009;
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