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y separately published work icon The Memory Room single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Memory Room
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Units Teaching this Work

Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Memory Room Christopher Koch , Milsons Point : Vintage Australia , 2007 Z1438763 2007 single work novel (taught in 1 units) Vincent Austin thinks his devotion to secrecy for its own sake makes him a born spy. His childhood friend Erika Lange shares his fascination with the covert. Having graduated University Vincent is recruited by ASIS - Australia's overseas secret intelligence service. Erika eventually joins Foreign Affairs as a press officer. As the Cold War reaches its final peak, the fantasies of youth have become reality for Vincent and Erika, but they lead to a tragic climax. It is left to Vincent's university friend Bradley, who inherits Vincent's diaries, to contemplate their story. - from Back cover. Honours Seminar 4 (English) University of Western Australia 2009 (Semester 1, Semester 2)