Winner, Honorable point out, 2015 INDIEFAB ebook of the 12 months Awards, precise Crime category
Helen Garner gained a 2015 Windham Campbell Prize for her remarkable contribution to overseas literature.
‘Grabbed me via the throat within the comparable method that the podcast sequence “Serial” did. Ms. Garner brilliantly and compassionately recounts the harrowing, real-life trial of Robert Farquharson.’—Gillian Anderson, Wall road Journal
"As concerning, heart-rending and unsettling a learn as you could locate, a true-life account of 3 deaths and a tribulation that leaves you with a profound experience of unease as its drama unfolds, and hectic questions about how we pass judgement on guilt and innocence. . . . tailored if you happen to have gorged lately at the renowned true-crime podcast Serial."—The occasions UK
"'The Joan Didion of Australia' writes a masterful publication a couple of real-life relations tragedy. . . . Her voice—intimate but sharp, wry but urgent—inspires belief as she pursues a twice-told story that unearths an unsettling fact . . . we inform ourselves tales with a purpose to reside but additionally so one can take revenge, to percentage guilt, to extend ache, to blur reminiscence and motive."—The Atlantic
"A gripping account of a homicide trial during which few of the contributors act and react in methods we'd are expecting. it is an exam not only of what occurred, but additionally of what we wish to think and what we can't face believing."—Julian Barnes
"Two books in a single: an expertly mentioned, brilliantly written tale and, woven into that, Garner's meditation at the which means of that story."—Head Butler
"Helen Garner is a useful advisor into harrowing territory and gives robust and unforgettable insights. This residence of Grief, in its restraint and keep an eye on, bears comparability with In chilly Blood."—Kate Atkinson
This account of the competing narratives unfolding within the court in the course of a homicide trial has attracted foreign acclaim. First released in April 2015 it's now published in a good-looking B structure edition.
Helen Garner is the writer of various books of fiction and non-fiction. Her most modern novel The Spare Room was released to serious acclaim in 2010.