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  Ingrid Christensen (left) and Mathilde Wegger  on the way to Antarctica in 1931 My guest today is Jesse Blackadder who is fascinated by landscapes, adventurous women and very cold places. Her novel After the Party made the Australian Book Review list of favourite Australian novels in...
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“I was riding around on a tricycle which squeaked very badly… when a Doberman lunged for me, caught my head in his jaws and proceed to tear my head apart." No, it’s not the opening of a novel – it’s real life. Australian author Kate Forsyth was still in nappies when that dog attack happened and she...
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The release of The Raven’s Heart in the USA, Canada and the UK is only a few days away, so you’ll be reading a little more about it on my blog in the coming weeks. Fantasy and historical fiction author Kate Forsyth, who has written an incredible number of books for adults and children (including...