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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Lost Pages
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'It is 1908, and Max Brod is the rising star of Prague’s literary world. Everything he desires—fame, respect, love—is finally within his reach. But when a rival appears on the scene, Max discovers how quickly he can lose everything he has worked so hard to attain. He knows that the newcomer, Franz Kafka, has the power to eclipse him for good, and he must decide to what lengths he will go to hold onto his success. But there is more to Franz than meets the eye, and Max, too, has secrets that are darker than even he knows, secrets that may in the end destroy both of them.

'The Lost Pages is a richly reimagined story of Max Brod’s life filtered through his relationship with Franz Kafka. In this inspired novel of friendship, fraud, madness and betrayal, Marija Pericicwrites vividly and compellingly of an extraordinary literary rivalry.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: For James R. Fleming

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
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      Extent: 288p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 26 April 2017.
      ISBN: 9781760296865, 1760296864

Works about this Work

Author Marija Peričić Sarah Price , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 22-28 July 2017;

'The morning after receiving the Vogel Literary Award, Marija Peričić sits in the A-One Cafe at the ABC Centre in Ultimo. Filled with people and lively conversations, the cafe is in rush hour. At one end a large television broadcasts the morning news, at the other end a film crew is setting up  lights and cameras. Peričić has just finished a radio interview with Fran Kelly on RN Breakfast, telling the audience in a soft, even voice, that her book, The Lost Pages, is a story about the rivalry between two men, in literature and in love. Writing a novel was her life’s dream, she said, something she had always wanted to do. ' (Introduction)

Assured Debut in Kafka’s Shoes James Bradley , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6 May 2017; (p. 20)
'Now in its 37th year, The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award has become an institution. Awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a writer under 35, it has helped launch the careers of authors such as Tim Winton, Kate Grenville, Andrew McGahan and Gillian Mears. It has delivered a literary scandal in the shape of Helen Darville/Demidenko. And it has offered a fascinating window to the transformation of Australian culture and society across the past four decades.' (Introduction)
Assured Debut in Kafka’s Shoes James Bradley , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6 May 2017; (p. 20)
'Now in its 37th year, The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award has become an institution. Awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a writer under 35, it has helped launch the careers of authors such as Tim Winton, Kate Grenville, Andrew McGahan and Gillian Mears. It has delivered a literary scandal in the shape of Helen Darville/Demidenko. And it has offered a fascinating window to the transformation of Australian culture and society across the past four decades.' (Introduction)
Author Marija Peričić Sarah Price , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 22-28 July 2017;

'The morning after receiving the Vogel Literary Award, Marija Peričić sits in the A-One Cafe at the ABC Centre in Ultimo. Filled with people and lively conversations, the cafe is in rush hour. At one end a large television broadcasts the morning news, at the other end a film crew is setting up  lights and cameras. Peričić has just finished a radio interview with Fran Kelly on RN Breakfast, telling the audience in a soft, even voice, that her book, The Lost Pages, is a story about the rivalry between two men, in literature and in love. Writing a novel was her life’s dream, she said, something she had always wanted to do. ' (Introduction)

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