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Eva Hornung Eva Hornung i(A121694 works by)
Writing name for: Eva Sallis
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Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships

Literature Arts Projects For Individuals and Groups $40,000.00

2013 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Fiction

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Last Garden Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2017 10604891 2017 single work novel

'The settlement of Wahrheit, founded in exile to await the return of the Messiah, has been waiting longer than expected. Pastor Helfgott has begun to feel the subtle fraying of the community’s faith.

'Then Matthias Orion shoots his wife and himself, on the very day their son Benedict returns home from boarding school.

'Benedict is unmoored by shock, severed from his past and his future. Unable to be inside the house, unable to speak, he moves into the barn with the horses and chooks, relying on the animals’ strength and the rhythm of the working day to hold his shattered self together.

'The pastor watches over Benedict through the year of his crazy grief: man and boy growing, each according to his own capacity, as they come to terms with the unknowable past and the frailties of being human.' (Publication summary)

2018 shortlisted Voss Literary Prize
2018 shortlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award
2018 shortlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2018 winner Festival Awards for Literature (SA) Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature – Premier's Award
2018 winner Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature Award for Fiction
y separately published work icon Dog Boy Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2009 Z1552114 2009 single work novel (taught in 2 units)

'Abandoned in a big city at the onset of winter, a hungry four-year-old boy follows a stray dog to her lair. There in the rich smelly darkness, in the rub of hair, claws and teeth, he joins four puppies suckling at their mother's teats. And so begins Romochka's life as a dog.

Weak and hairless, with his useless nose and blunt little teeth, Romochka is ashamed of what a poor dog he makes. But learning how to be something else...that's a skill a human can master. Fortunately - because one day Romochka will have to learn how to be a boy.' (Publisher's Blurb)

2010 winner Prime Minister's Literary Awards Fiction
2010 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year
2010 shortlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2009 shortlisted Victorian Premier's Literary Awards The Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction
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