Journey to the Stone Country
Following his previous best-selling, prize-winning novels, The Ancestor Game and Conditions ..of Faith, Alex Miller's new novel is a superbly compelling work of betrayals, compassion, secrets and ..reconciliation.
A superbly compelling work of betrayals, compassion, secrets and reconciliation.
Winner of Miles Franklin Literary Award 2003. Shortlisted for Age Book of the Year: Fiction 2003 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2003.
A terrific tale of love and redemption that captivates from the first line.' - Nicholas Shakespeare, author of The Dancer Upstairs
Alex Miller is twice winner of Australia's premier literary prize, The Miles Franklin Literary Award, first in 1993 for The Ancestor Game and again in 2003 for Journey to the Stone Country. He is also an overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, in 1993 for The Ancestor Game. His fifth novel, Conditions of Faith, won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction in the 2001 New South Wales Premier's Awards. In 2011 he won this award a second time with his most recent novel Lovesong. Lovesong also won the People's Choice Award in the NSW Premier's Awards, the Age Book of the Year Award and the Age Fiction Prize for 2011. In 2007 Landscape of Farewell was published to wide critical acclaim and in 2008 won the Chinese Annual Foreign Novels 21st Century Award for Best Novel and the Manning Clark Medal for an outstanding contribution to Australian cultural life. It was also short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award.