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K.M. Kruimink K.M. Kruimink i(19090219 works by) (a.k.a. Kate Kruimink)
Born: Established: Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

K.M. Kruimink was born in Tasmania and raised in the Huon Valley.

In 2020, she won the Vogel Award for an historical novel set in 1840s Tasmania.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

winner for 'A Treacherous Country'.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon A Treacherous Country Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2020 19090323 2020 single work novel historical fiction

'Set in the 1800s, Gabriel Fox is newly arrived to Van Diemen’s Land from England. Drawn by the promise of his heart’s desire and compelled to distance himself from pain at home, Gabrielle is on a quest to find a woman called Maryanne Maginn. His guide, a cannibal who is not all he seems, leads him north. As Gabriel traverses this wild country, he uncovers new truths buried within his own memory.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2021 shortlisted Prime Minister's Literary Awards Fiction
2021 winner The Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year
2021 longlisted The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction
2020 winner The Australian / Vogel National Literary Award (for an unpublished manuscript)
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