Mad Meg


This is a book about families, about secrets.

Henri and Isobel are artists. What they do with art, Stella and Allegra do with passion. Isobel tries to unravel the secrets of her family: her kind but crazy mother, Stella; her reprobate but dearly loved father, Henri; and her campaigning, dynamic sister Allegra.

Set in Melbourne and Milan, Mad Meg takes the reader through the history of an Australian–Italian family; through a tapestry of interconnecting lives tangled against the backdrop of two very different countries.

'Mad Meg has armed herself with dishes, pans and carving knives and leads her march against the Devil. Across the field of Hell she goes ...
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ISBN:

9781743790816

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

448

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

600g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 September 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sally Morrison

Born in Sydney and now living in Melbourne, Sally Morrison originally trained as a molecular biologist before beginning her writing career in the 1970s. Her work includes the play Hag, short story collection I Am A Boat, and novels Who’s Taking You to the Dance, Against Gravity, The Insatiable Desire of Injured Love and the award-winning Mad Meg, which is set in the same world as Window Gods. Her last book was a biography of Clifton Pugh,