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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman
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'When their reclusive father, Henry, shoots himself, the lives of three brilliant and unconventional siblings are upended. His daughter Eleanor finds a will: Henry has left his entire estate to a mystery woman. Hiding this from her brother and sister, Eleanor sets out to uncover the confronting truth about her father’s past.

'Henry, though, isn’t the only Hoffman with secrets. As his children fall out over their inheritance, they learn things about each other they could never even have imagined.

'The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman is a story of love, loss and survival. Its subjects are those that affect us all: family conflict, guilt and redemption, and how trauma resonates across generations.'

Notes

  • Dedication: For Dinusha, Oscar and Sylvie
  • Epigraph:

    Dearest Father,

    You asked me recently why I maintain that I am afraid of you.

    –Kafka

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Affirm Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 344p.
      Note/s:
      • Published July 2015
      ISBN: 9781922213884

Works about this Work

Reviews : The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman Craig Billingham , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January-February no. 378 2016; (p. 47)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Disturbed by Dad's Legacy Miriam Cosic , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Where There's a Will There's a War Susan Wyndham , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 July 2015; (p. 76) The Sunday Age , 26 July 2015; (p. 12)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Family Fortunes and a Secret Past Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 July 2015; (p. 26-27) The Age , 25 July 2015; (p. 34)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Review : The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman Blanche Clark , 2015 single work
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 July 2015; (p. 19)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Review : The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman Hannah Cartmel , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 4 2015; (p. 21)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Review : The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman Blanche Clark , 2015 single work
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 July 2015; (p. 19)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Family Fortunes and a Secret Past Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25-26 July 2015; (p. 26-27) The Age , 25 July 2015; (p. 34)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Where There's a Will There's a War Susan Wyndham , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 July 2015; (p. 76) The Sunday Age , 26 July 2015; (p. 12)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Disturbed by Dad's Legacy Miriam Cosic , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman John Tesarsch , 2015 single work novel
Unhappy Families Hannah Cartmel , 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , vol. 94 no. 4 2015; (p. 25)
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