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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 2018 Pink Mountain on Locust Island
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'Monk lives in Chinatown with her washed-up painter father. When Santa Coy—possible boyfriend, potential accomplice — enters their lives, an intoxicating hunger consumes their home. So begins a heady descent into art, casino resorts, drugs, vacant swimming pools, religion, pixelated tutorial videos, and senseless violence.

'In bursts of fizzing, staccato and claustrophobic prose, this modern Australian take on the classic hard-boiled novel bounces you between pulverised English, elastic Cantonese and the new dialect of a digitised world.

'Tip over into a subterranean noir of the most electronic generation.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Brow Books , 2018 .
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      Extent: 234p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2018.

      ISBN: 9780994606884

Works about this Work

Six Books that Shock, Delve Deeply and Destroy Pieties : Your Guide to the 2019 Stella Prize Shortlist Camilla Nelson , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 8 April 2019;

— Review of Little Gods Jenny Ackland , 2018 single work novel ; The Bridge Enza Gandolfo , 2018 single work novel ; Pink Mountain on Locust Island Jamie Marina Lau , 2018 single work novel ; The Erratics Vicki Laveau-Harvie , 2018 single work autobiography ; Too Much Lip Melissa Lucashenko , 2018 single work novel ; Axiomatic Maria Tumarkin , 2018 single work prose
Five Emerging Australian Authors Talk about Writing Their Breakthrough Novels Sarah L'Estrange , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , January 2019;

'Some of Australia's best known authors managed to reach literary fame with their debut novels: Kate Grenville with Lilian's Story, which won the Vogel Literary Award in 1984; Richard Flanagan with Death of a River Guide, which won several awards, including the National Fiction Award in 1996; and Andrew McGahan with Praise, which won the Vogel in 1991.' (Introduction)

Interview : Jamie Marina Lau Minna Featherstone (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , August 2018;

'Jamie Marina Lau is a writer and artist. Her first novel, Pink Mountain on Locust Island, was published in April this year by Brow Books. Her music can be found under the pseudonym ZK king.

'Jamie Marina Lau talked to Minna Featherstone about filling in the blanks, the curiosity of the music industry, and writing Pink Mountain on Locust Island.'

Source: Abstract.

Six Books that Shock, Delve Deeply and Destroy Pieties : Your Guide to the 2019 Stella Prize Shortlist Camilla Nelson , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 8 April 2019;

— Review of Little Gods Jenny Ackland , 2018 single work novel ; The Bridge Enza Gandolfo , 2018 single work novel ; Pink Mountain on Locust Island Jamie Marina Lau , 2018 single work novel ; The Erratics Vicki Laveau-Harvie , 2018 single work autobiography ; Too Much Lip Melissa Lucashenko , 2018 single work novel ; Axiomatic Maria Tumarkin , 2018 single work prose
Interview : Jamie Marina Lau Minna Featherstone (interviewer), 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: Liminal , August 2018;

'Jamie Marina Lau is a writer and artist. Her first novel, Pink Mountain on Locust Island, was published in April this year by Brow Books. Her music can be found under the pseudonym ZK king.

'Jamie Marina Lau talked to Minna Featherstone about filling in the blanks, the curiosity of the music industry, and writing Pink Mountain on Locust Island.'

Source: Abstract.

Five Emerging Australian Authors Talk about Writing Their Breakthrough Novels Sarah L'Estrange , 2019 single work column
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , January 2019;

'Some of Australia's best known authors managed to reach literary fame with their debut novels: Kate Grenville with Lilian's Story, which won the Vogel Literary Award in 1984; Richard Flanagan with Death of a River Guide, which won several awards, including the National Fiction Award in 1996; and Andrew McGahan with Praise, which won the Vogel in 1991.' (Introduction)

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