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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Hope Fault
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'Iris’s family – her ex-husband with his new wife and baby; her son, and her best friend’s daughter – gather to pack up their holiday house. They are there for one last time, one last weekend, and one last party – but in the course of this weekend, their connections will be affirmed, and their frailties and secrets revealed – to the reader at least, if not to each other.

The Hope Fault is a novel about extended family: about steps and exes and fairy godmothers; about parents and partners who are missing, and the people who replace them.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Book Club notes available from publisher's website.
  • Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts acquired the stage rights to The Hope Fault early in 2018. 

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fremantle, Fremantle area, South West Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: Fremantle Press , 2017 .
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      Extent: 340p.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2017
      ISBN: 9781925164404, 9781925164411, 9781925164428, 9781925164435

Works about this Work

[Review Essay]: The Hope Fault Sonia Nair , 2017 single work review essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 394 2017; (p. 53)

'The minutiae and messiness of family life as it comes together and unravels time and time again are delicately rendered in Tracy Farr’s second novel, The Hope Fault. The unrelenting rain that forms the lugubrious backdrop for much of the novel conjures up the same rich, atmospheric setting of the late Georgia Blain’s Between a Wolf and a Dog (2016), and suffuses the story with a sense of foreboding.' (Introduction)

[Review Essay]: The Hope Fault Sonia Nair , 2017 single work review essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 394 2017; (p. 53)

'The minutiae and messiness of family life as it comes together and unravels time and time again are delicately rendered in Tracy Farr’s second novel, The Hope Fault. The unrelenting rain that forms the lugubrious backdrop for much of the novel conjures up the same rich, atmospheric setting of the late Georgia Blain’s Between a Wolf and a Dog (2016), and suffuses the story with a sense of foreboding.' (Introduction)

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