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'‘Before I go into my grave,’ she says out loud, ‘I will kill that man.’

'A brilliant new novel from the author of Real Differences. A family favour their son over their daughter. Shan attends university before making his fortune in Australia while Yannie must find menial employment and care for her ageing parents. After her mother’s death, Yannie travels to Sydney to become enmeshed in her psychopathic brother’s new life, which she seeks to undermine from within …

'This is a novel that rages against capitalism, hetero-supremacy, mothers, fathers, families – the whole damn thing. It’s about what happens when you want to make art but are born in the wrong time and place. 

'S. L. Lim brings to vivid life the frustrations of a talented daughter and vengeful sister in a nuanced and riveting novel that ends in the most unexpected way. It will not be easily forgotten.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Yarraville, Footscray - Maribyrnong area, Melbourne - West, Melbourne, Victoria,: Transit Lounge , 2020 .
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      Extent: 240p.
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      • Published September 2020
      ISBN: 9781925760583

Other Formats

  • Large print.
  • Sound recording.

Works about this Work

Best Books of 2020 #2 Cher Tan , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 19 December - 22 January 2020;

— Review of Smart Ovens for Lonely People Elizabeth Tan , 2020 selected work short story ; Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel
Books Roundup Ellen Cregan , Chloe Cooper , Nathania Gilson , Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen , Daniel Nour , Mary Anne Taouk , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , September 2020;

— Review of The F Team Rawah Arja , 2020 single work novel ; Poly Paul Dalgarno , 2020 single work novel ; Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel ; Ordinary Matter Laura Elvery , 2020 selected work short story ; State Highway One Sam Coley , 2020 single work novel
S. L. Lim, Revenge Jinghua Qian , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 26 September - 2 October 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'S. L. Lim’s second novel is a vicious delight – a lit fuse that means to burn the whole house down.'

SL Lim : Revenge: Murder in Three Parts Ann Skea , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , September 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'Following her first novel Real Differences, SL Lim explores the weight of family obligations and betrayals in her second, Revenge.' 

Revenge by SL Lim Review – Disarming Tale of a Life Lived with Clipped Wings Jessie Tu , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 4 September 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'The first line of a novel is like the first notes of a song. It sets the mood, establishes the tempo, inaugurates the particular quality of what’s to follow.' (Introduction)

Revenge by SL Lim Review – Disarming Tale of a Life Lived with Clipped Wings Jessie Tu , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 4 September 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'The first line of a novel is like the first notes of a song. It sets the mood, establishes the tempo, inaugurates the particular quality of what’s to follow.' (Introduction)

SL Lim : Revenge: Murder in Three Parts Ann Skea , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , September 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'Following her first novel Real Differences, SL Lim explores the weight of family obligations and betrayals in her second, Revenge.' 

S. L. Lim, Revenge Jinghua Qian , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 26 September - 2 October 2020;

— Review of Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel

'S. L. Lim’s second novel is a vicious delight – a lit fuse that means to burn the whole house down.'

Books Roundup Ellen Cregan , Chloe Cooper , Nathania Gilson , Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen , Daniel Nour , Mary Anne Taouk , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: Kill Your Darlings [Online] , September 2020;

— Review of The F Team Rawah Arja , 2020 single work novel ; Poly Paul Dalgarno , 2020 single work novel ; Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel ; Ordinary Matter Laura Elvery , 2020 selected work short story ; State Highway One Sam Coley , 2020 single work novel
Best Books of 2020 #2 Cher Tan , 2020 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 19 December - 22 January 2020;

— Review of Smart Ovens for Lonely People Elizabeth Tan , 2020 selected work short story ; Revenge : Murder in Three Parts S. L. Lim , 2020 single work novel
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