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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Headlong : A Novel
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Julie has suddenly lost her husband and, along with him, her will to live. The vital, energetic old woman that her daughter Kati thought she knew has disappeared almost overnight. How is Kati to cope with a mother constantly on the verge of suicide? This finely wrought tale of love and conflict casts a searchlight into dark areas- how people deal with ageing, loss, death and grief. At what point are you allowed to say 'Life is not worth living'? (Publisher's Blurb).

Notes

  • Launched at Gleeboooks, Sydney, 8 April 2009
  • Epigraph: Then it is sin To Rush into the secret house of death Ere death dare come to us? (William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2009 .
      Extent: 230p.
      ISBN: 9781921401237 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

The Year's Work in Fiction: 2009-2010 Elizabeth Webby , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 55 no. 1 2010; (p. 119-139)

— Review of Fear Factor : Terror Incognito 2009 anthology short story extract ; A True History of the Hula Hoop Judith Lanigan , 2009 single work novel ; The World Beneath Cate Kennedy , 2009 single work novel ; The Paperbark Shoe Goldie Goldbloom , 2009 single work novel ; Swimming : A Novel Enza Gandolfo , 2004 single work novel ; The Bath Fugues Brian Castro , 2009 selected work novella ; The Lost Life Steven Carroll , 2009 single work novel ; Rainforest Narratives : The Work of Janette Turner Hospital David Callahan , 2009 single work criticism ; Brian Castro's Fiction : The Seductive Play of Language Bernadette Brennan , 2008 multi chapter work criticism ; Legacy Larissa Behrendt , 2009 single work novel ; The Nature of Ice Robyn Mundy , 2009 single work novel ; Lovesong Alex Miller , 2009 single work novel ; Wonders of a Godless World Andrew McGahan , 2009 single work novel ; Smoke in the Room Emily Maguire , 2009 single work novel ; The Australian Long Story 2009 anthology short story prose novella autobiography ; Every Secret Thing Marie Munkara , 2008 selected work short story ; Arrhythmia : Stories of Desire Richard Rossiter , 2009 selected work short story ; The China Garden Kris Olsson , 2009 single work novel ; Barley Patch Gerald Murnane , 2009 single work novel ; Tom Hurstbourne, or, A Squatter's Life John Clavering Wood , 2010 single work novel ; Truth Peter Temple , 2009 single work novel ; The Window Seat and Other Stories Archie Weller , 2009 selected work short story ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel ; The Legacy Kirsten Tranter , 2010 single work novel
Headlong Into Grief Elise Croft , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 21 no. 1 2009;

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Turbulent Waters Run too Deep Alison Singer , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 23 no. 2 2009; (p. 217-218)

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Lorien Kaye , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 August 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Probing Novel Explores Ethics of Assisted Suicide Alan Gold , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 24 July vol. 75 no. 42 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Fiction Books Cheryl Jorgensen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 - 26 April 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 3 May 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel ; Madame Brussels : This Moral Pandemonium L. M. Robinson , 2009 single work biography
Well Read Katharine England , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 May 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of Reunion Andrea Goldsmith , 2009 single work novel ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Sometimes It Isn't Better in the Mourning Felicity Plunkett , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , May vol. 4 no. 4 2009; (p. 18-19, 27)

— Review of Waiting Room : A Memoir Gabrielle Carey , 2009 single work autobiography ; Through a Glass Darkly : A Journey of Love and Grief With My Father Caroline Jones , 2009 single work autobiography ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
Poised for Writers Festival Lexi Landsman , Dalia Sable , 2009 single work review column
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News , 15 May vol. 75 no. 32 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Reunion Andrea Goldsmith , 2009 single work novel ; Headlong : A Novel Susan Varga , 2009 single work novel
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