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Julia Leigh
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Julia Leigh is the author of two internationally acclaimed and widely translated novels, The Hunter (1999) and Disquiet (2008). Her film Sleeping Beauty was nominated for the Palme D'Or at the Festival de Cannes 2011. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

Books by Julia Leigh

Avalanche

Avalanche is the book that's finally been written on IVF treatment: a courageous, compelling and ultimately wise account of a profoundly important and widespread experience. At the heart of this work is an exploration of who and how we love. It's a story we can all relate to – about the dreams we have, defeated or otherwise, for ourselves, our loves and relationships.

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The Hunter

Uncompromising and compelling, Julia Leigh's stunning first novel does not give up any of its secrets easily. The Hunter is a haunting tale of obsession that builds to an unforgettable conclusion.

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Disquiet

When Olivia returns to the grand chateau in France she once called home, with her two children in tow, their arrival is unexpected.  They have journeyed from Australia, escaping unspoken horrors, but home is not what it was . . . 

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