The new-cover reissue of the critically acclaimed second novel from one of Australia's most original, exciting and daring writers, Luke Davies.
Luke Davies is the author of the cult bestseller Candy , which was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards in 1998 and has since been published in Britain, the United States and translated into German, Spanish, Hebrew and French. A film starring Heath Ledger was released in 2006 and won Davies Best Adapted Screenplay at the AFI Awards in 2006. Isabelle the Navigator , originally published in 2000, was his second novel and his third novel, God of Speed , was published in 2008.
Davies was awarded the Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal for Poetry in 2004. He has published five books of poetry, including Running With Light which was the winner of the Judith Wright Poetry Prize 2000, and Totem , which won the 2004 Age Book of the Year winner.
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