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Local Libraries: Mark Brandi

Thu 9 Sep, 2pm
Sandringham Library

Award-winning writer Mark Brandi discusses his latest book The Others, a foreboding psychological drama involving an 11-year-old boy living with his survivalist father on a secluded farm. Hear from the bestselling author of Wimmera and The Rip as he sheds light on his ‘uneasy, haunting tale of fear and isolation, told through the eyes of a child’ (the Guardian). With Fi Wright.

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1 hour

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Mark Brandi's bestselling novel, Wimmera, won the British Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger, Best Debut at the 2018 Australian Indie Book Awards, and was shortlisted for numerous other prizes. His second novel, The Rip, was published to critical acclaim by Hachette Australia in 2019. His third novel, The Others, is out now.

Fi Wright is an educator and broadcaster from Melbourne. She is the fortnightly book reviewer on The Breakfasters on 3RRRFM. She routinely produces content across the 3RRR grid, and is the former Access Programming Coordinator of SYN Media.

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