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Set in rural Tasmania from the 1920s to the 1990s, ‘The Sisters’ Song’ traces the lives of two very different sisters. One for whom giving and loving are her most natural qualities and the other who cannot forgive and forget.

 

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‘This debut novel from a gentle and perceptive new voice in Australian fiction is deeply evocative of a bygone era. This is a story we live through on every page … but delivers a powerful and cathartic final message.’

 


The Australian Women’s Weekly

 

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 Louise Allan is the author of the bestselling novel, ‘The Sisters’ Song’, which won the 2018 Tina Kane Emergent Writer Award. It had previously been shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle—TAG Hungerford Award and awarded a Varuna Residential Fellowship (2014). 

In 2019, Louise was the Scholarship Writer in Residence at Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre. She lives in Perth, Western Australia, with her family and two dogs.

 

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