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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Bernie, a divorced mother of three, lives in a converted shed - albeit with a great view - in Byron Bay. She works part-time as a journalist for the local paper. Bernie has an amicable relationship with her ex-husband and strong female friendships. Her life is steady, normal, and recognisable. While writing her first novel, she gets in contact with an old friend from university. Jack is married, has two children, and has never forgotten Bernie. A tortuous, intimate, passionate - yet frustratingly sexless - affair follows, fuelled by the exchange of hundreds of confessional text messages and emails. Jack's inability to be physically available to support Bernie becomes clear when her father dies and she is threatened by her neighbour. When Jack ends their relationship, Bernie is emotionally destroyed and wracked with guilt. She seeks solace in a string of increasingly dangerous and twisted sexual encounters. What begins as an innocent search for validation on internet dating sites leads - frighteningly quickly - to sexting, pornography, brief liaisons in seedy motels, group sex, and swingers' parties. She hides her new lifestyle from her family and friends and retreats into nameless, addictive sex.' (Publisher's blurb)

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  • Other formats: Also large print.

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Works about this Work

Sparks Fly and Everything Burns Linda Morris , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 February 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
Between the Lines Julie Hosking , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 February 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
Untitled Petra Starke , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 February 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
On Love in the Rough Victoria Hannaford , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16-17 March 2013; (p. 20)
New Australian Fiction Ed Wright , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel ; Mullumbimby Melissa Lucashenko 2013 single work novel ; Bay of Fires Poppy Gee 2013 single work novel ; Konkretion Marion Campbell 2013 single work novella
Susanna Freymark : Losing February Kylie Mason , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , August 2013;

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
Sparks Fly and Everything Burns Linda Morris , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 17 February 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
Between the Lines Julie Hosking , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 February 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
Untitled Petra Starke , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 16 February 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
New Australian Fiction Ed Wright , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 1-2 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel ; Mullumbimby Melissa Lucashenko 2013 single work novel ; Bay of Fires Poppy Gee 2013 single work novel ; Konkretion Marion Campbell 2013 single work novella
Susanna Freymark : Losing February Kylie Mason , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , August 2013;

— Review of Losing February Susanna Freymark 2013 single work novel
On Love in the Rough Victoria Hannaford , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16-17 March 2013; (p. 20)
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