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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Disquiet
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An elegant young woman stands with her two children at the gate of an austere chateau, locked out. The three have come from Australia, escaping violence, and their arrival is unexpected. The two children have never been here before. The woman, Olivia, has come home. But home is not what it was. Even when Olivia gains entry, what she finds is not what she left. While the children are entranced by the house, the formal gardens and the inviting lake, Olivia learns that members of her estranged family have experienced tragedies they cannot openly discuss - just as she has, herself - leading them to behave in ways that destabilise a world of exquisite artifice and control. - from dust jacket flap

Notes

  • Epigraph: Avec ma main brulee, j'ecris sur la nature du feu./ With my burnt hand I write about the nature of fire. - Ingeborg Bachmann, Malina, after Gustav Flaubert, Letter to Louise Colet, 6 July 1852
  • Other formats: Also braille, e-book and sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2008 .
      Extent: 120p.
      ISBN: 9780241015322
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Penguin Books ,
      2008 .
      Extent: 220p.
      ISBN: 9780143113508 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      Faber ,
      2008 .
      Extent: 120p.
      ISBN: 9780571239993 (hbk.)
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2009 .
      Extent: 120p.
      ISBN: 9780143009573 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Ailleurs
Language: French
    • Paris,
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      C. Bourgois ,
      2008 .
      Extent: 104p.
      ISBN: 9782267019957

Works about this Work

Un Oleaje Renovado Winston Manrique Sabogal , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: El país , 7 May 2011;
Además del Nobel Patrick White y del doblemente galardonado con el Booker Peter Carey, la lista de autores australianos es creciente en España. Una literatura sin tópicos ni etiquetas. [The number of Australian writers, besides Patrick White and Peter Carey, who are known and read in Spain is growing. Theirs is a literature that exceeds classifications or labels - Translation.]
Great Expectations Peter Craven , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Author , December vol. 42 no. 3 2010; (p. 6-9)
[Untitled] Suzanne Oakley , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 17 no. 3 2009; (p. 43)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
Untitled Julie Thorndyke , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: InCite , June vol. 30 no. 6 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
Books Susan Hewitt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 April 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Marriage Club Kate Legge , 2009 single work novel ; Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella ; Breaking the Spell Jane Stork , 2009 single work autobiography
A Funeral March To God Knows Where Peter Craven , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , April vol. 3 no. 3 2008; (p. 5-6)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
The Shivers, in Slivers Sophie Gee , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 April 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
Haunting, Subtle Novella about Death and Rebirth Diane Stubbings , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 April 2008; (p. 18)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
Ill at Ease in a Gothic Pile Stella Clarke , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 April 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
Family Failings Katharine England , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 April 2008; (p. 12)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella ; Farmwoman Ray R. Tyndale , 2007 single work novel
The Author as Reluctant Enigma Gillian Lord , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 April 2008; (p. 10)
The Lady Vanishes Deborah Snow , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12-13 April 2008; (p. 26-27)
The View from There Jane Richards , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 August 2008; (p. 30)
Jane Richards reports on British reviews of Julia Leigh's Disquiet and Malcolm Knox's Jamaica.
First Person : Julia Leigh Anne Lim , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 7 March 2008; (p. 17)
Great Expectations Peter Craven , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Author , December vol. 42 no. 3 2010; (p. 6-9)
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