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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 The Sunken Road
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'The Sunken Road is many roads, taking different paths through the terrain of a life, a family, a history and a region. It is a road called Loss, a road called Secrets, a road called Love—and a road called Sunken. Lyrical, expansive and profoundly moving, this is a novel like no other.

'The town of Pandowie in the mid-north of South Australia has been shaped for generations by two families, the Isons and the Showalters. At their conjunction lies a tragedy that cannot be glimpsed directly but sits at the centre of Anna Tolley’s long life, pulling at her past and future. Anna’s story and all her secrets are exposed through a series of prisms, drawing themes and connections from her life and her surroundings, each revealing a different facet and combining into a tender and devastating whole.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Ligature ed.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Leonards, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 1996 .
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      Extent: 214p.
      Description: port.
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Fourth Estate ,
      1997 .
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      Extent: 224p.p.
      ISBN: 9781857026641, 1857026640
    • Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ligature , 2014 .
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      Extent: 224p.p.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2020 .
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      Extent: 272p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published February 2020.
      ISBN: 9781922268532 (pbk), 9781925923148 (pbk)
Alternative title: La Tranchée : Roman
Language: French
    • Arles,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Actes Sud ,
      2000 .
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      Extent: 214p.p.
      ISBN: 9782742728886, 2742728880

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Books Books Books Bruce Gillespie , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 27 , April 1998; (p. 3)

— Review of Black Ice Lucy Sussex , 1997 single work novel ; The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 May 1997; (p. wkd 7)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Discovering Garry Disher's Country Michelle Daw , 1996 single work biography
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 2 March 1996; (p. 8-10)
Crossed Lives Andrew Peek , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 179 1996; (p. 24-25)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Pick of the Month 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , March vol. 75 no. 1067 1996; (p. 22)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Books Books Books Bruce Gillespie , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 27 , April 1998; (p. 3)

— Review of Black Ice Lucy Sussex , 1997 single work novel ; The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Song Circles from a Country Town John Hanrahan , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 March 1996; (p. 8)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Tapestry of Themes Katharine England , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 23 March 1996; (p. 11)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Symbols of Betrayal Tom Gilling , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 March 1996; (p. 9)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel
Devil in the Details Anne Coombs , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30-31 March 1996; (p. rev 8)

— Review of The Sunken Road Garry Disher , 1996 single work novel ; Dirt and Other Stories Catherine Ford , 1996 selected work short story
Discovering Garry Disher's Country Michelle Daw , 1996 single work biography
— Appears in: The Advertiser Magazine , 2 March 1996; (p. 8-10)
An Extract from an Interview with Garry Disher Sherryl Clark (interviewer), 1996 single work interview extract biography
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 179 1996; (p. 26)
Shifting Memories of a Country Town Stephen Matthews , 1996 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 March 1996; (p. C11)
Disher's Tightrope Dash Patricia Rolfe , 1996 single work biography
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 12 March vol. 116 no. 6013 1996; (p. 80)
The Writer's Darker Side Revealed Susan Chenery , 1996 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30 March 1996; (p. 9)
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