The Quiet Spectacular

The Quiet Spectacular

By  Laurence Fearnley

Funny and moving, Laurence Fearnley's new novel subverts notions of 'man vs wild' while showcasing female experience through encounters with family, friends and the natural world.

Funny and moving, this novel subverts notions of 'man vs. wild' while showcasing female experience through encounters with family, friends and the natural world.

Loretta is a school librarian, who embarks on compiling The Dangerous Book for Menopausal Women while waiting to collect her son from after-school activities.

Chance is a teenager, who discovers an unusual creative outlet to offset the strain of her controlling mother.

Riva is the founder of a wetlands sanctuary, who is seeking a way to fulfil her promise to her dying sister to do something 'absolutely spectacular'.

Within a clearing in the woods by a lake stands a den, a secret sanctuary and eventual meeting place for all three women . . .

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Trade Paperback

9780143574156

June 27, 2016

Penguin (NZ Adult)

RRP $38.00

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9781743487242

June 27, 2016

Penguin eBooks (NZ Adult)

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