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Drusilla Modjeska
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Drusilla Modjeska

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Drusilla Modjeska is one of Australia's most acclaimed writers. She was born in England but lived in Papua before arriving in Australia in 1971. Her books include Exiles at Home; the NSW Premier's Award-winning Poppy; Sisters, which she co-edited; the Nita B. Kibble, NSW Premier's Award and Australian Bookseller's Book of the Year Award-winner The Orchard; Timepieces; and Secrets with Robert Dessaix and Amanda Lohrey. She is also the author of the bestselling Stravinsky's Lunch and her first novel, The Mountain, which was shortlisted for the 2013 Miles Franklin Award, the Western Australia Premier's Award and the Barbara Jefferis Award.

Books by Drusilla Modjeska

Second Half First

A stunning memoir from one of Australia's most highly acclaimed writers

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The Mountain

'A novel as intricate and powerful as the bark-cloth paintings at its heart' -- Anna Funder

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