Lohrey, Amanda


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Amanda Lohrey’s Miles Franklin Award-winning novel of grief and solace in a small coastal community is now available in a smaller, more affordable format

Erica Marsden’s son, an artist, has been imprisoned for homicidal negligence. In a state of grief, Erica cuts off all ties to family and friends, and retreats to a quiet hamlet on the south-east coast near the prison where he is serving his sentence.

There, in a rundown shack, she obsesses over creating a labyrinth by the ocean. To build it-to find a way out of her quandary-Erica will need the help of strangers. And that will require her to trust, and to reckon with her past.

The Labyrinth is a hypnotic story of guilt and denial, of the fraught relationship between parents and children, that is also a meditation on how art can both be ruthlessly destructive and restore sanity. It shows Amanda Lohrey to be at the peak of her powers.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Imprint: Text Aust
Publication date: 04/04/2023

ISBN: 9781922458469 Category: