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Virginia Duigan
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Virginia Duigan

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Virginia Duigan wrote the screenplay of the 1998 movie The Leading Man, starring Jon Bon Jovi, Thandie Newton and Barry Humphries. Before becoming a novelist, Duigan worked as a journalist, broadcaster, editor and TV scriptwriter. She was a regular feature writer on The National Times, and contributed documentaries to ABC radio. She was a freelance contributor to The Bulletin, The Age, The Australian, The Financial Review, Cinema Papers, and in London to the The Observer and The Times. She was Literary Editor of The National Times, and a theatre, book, film and restaurant reviewer. She has written three novels; The Precipice, Days Like These and The Biographer.

Books by Virginia Duigan

The Precipice

What happens when an obsession takes over and there is no one to hold you back? Longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award.

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The Biographer

A forthright investigation of human frailty and emotion with a plot that keeps you in its thrall until the last word.

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