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    Nothing Bad Ever Happens Here
    Nothing Bad Ever Happens Here
    <b>A deeply personal collection filled with reflections on love, death, creativity and healing, from the award-winning author of <i>Bruny</i> and <i>The Museum of Modern Love</i>.</b><br/><br/><br/>'Funny, devastating, miraculous, and delightful. This is an extraordinary life story, extraordinarily told.' Bri Lee, author of <i>Eggshell Skull</i><br/><br/>'[Rose] takes us to the edge of a volcanic crater of grief, passion and spirituality. Dazzling and devastating.' Tim Rogers, author of <i>Detours</i><br/><br/><br/>Born on the island of Tasmania, Heather Rose falls in love with nature, but a family tragedy at age twelve sets her on a course to explore life and all its mysteries.<br/><br/>Here is a wild barefoot girl keen for adventure, a seeker of truth initiated in ancient rituals, a fledgling writer who becomes one of Australia's most acclaimed authors, a fierce mother whose body may falter at any moment.<br/><br/><i>Nothing Bad Ever Happens Here </i>is a luminous, compelling and utterly surprising memoir by the bestselling author of Stella Prize-winner <i>The Museum of Modern Love </i>and <i>Bruny</i>. Heartbreaking and beautiful, this is a love story brimming with courage and joy against all odds, one that will bring wonder, light and comfort to all who read it.<br/><br/><br/><b>Praise for Heather Rose:</b><br/><br/>'With rare subtlety and humanity, this novel relocates the difficult path to wonder in us all.' The Christina Stead Prize judges on <i>The Museum of Modern Love</i><br/><br/>'A glorious novel, meditative and special in a way that defies easy articulation.' Hannah Kent, author of <i>Burial Rites </i>on <i>The Museum of Modern Love</i><br/><br/>'An entertaining and thought-provoking romp with authentic dialogue with characters that are all complex and multidimensional...Rose writes with emotional intuition [and] has that eminently readable interiority that only a novel can bring.' Louise Swinn, <i>The Saturday Paper </i>on <i>Bruny</i><br/><br/>'Audacious and beautiful.' Dominic Smith, author of <i>The Last Painting of Sara de Vos on The Museum of Modern Love</i><br/><br/>'Captivating ... a gem of a novel.' <i>Library Journal</i>, starred review on <i>The Museum of Modern Love</i><br/><br/>'Heather Rose takes no prisoners in this hugely entertaining satirical novel.' Readings on <i>Bruny</i><br/><br/>'Part political thriller, part family saga, part love letter to Tasmania, this is [Rose's] most ambitious novel to date.' <i>Australian Book Review</i> on Bruny<br/><br/>'Believable, relatable people, families, romance, grief and the terser political narrative all come together with magnificent brio.' The Sydney Morning Herald on <i>Bruny</i><br/><br/>'Deeply involving ... profound ... emotionally rich and thought-provoking.' Booklist, starred review on <i>The Museum of Modern Love</i><br/><br/>'From the first pages of <i>The River Wife</i>, the reader is struck by the beauty of the prose. There is a fluid brook-like quality to the writing. (A celebration of) the beauty of nature and the enduring power of story.' <i>The Age </i>
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    NZ$ 49.99

    Book Author
    Heather Rose
    Genre Biography & Autobiography
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    Allen & Unwin Book Publishers
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