An amazing book; a compulsively readable story composed by an award-winning author of brilliant, subtle, compassionate and intelligent language.
Alex Miller's latest novel, Journey to the Stone Country has won this year's Miles Franklin Award. He also won the Miles Franklin Award, the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Barbara Ramsden Award for best book of the year in 1993 with his third novel, The Ancestor Game. His previous novels were Watching the Climbers on the Mountain and Tivington Nott. In 1995, he published his critically acclaimed novella, The Sitters.
Conditions of Faith, his fifth novel, was first published in 2000 and won the Christina Stead Prize for fiction in the 2001 NSW Premiers Literary Awards. It was also nominated for the Dublin IMPAC International Literature Award and was shortlisted for the Colin Roderick Award in 2000, the Age Book of the Year Award and the Miles Franklin Award in 2001.
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