Starts 05:30PM
 Fullers Bookshop, 131 Collins Street, Hobart, 7000

Written as part of her 2022 Hedberg Residency, Gail Jones’ masterly new novel is partially set in Hobart.

At Cambridge, in the summer of 1992, Australian student Helen is completing her thesis on Joseph Conrad. But she is distracted by a charming and dangerous lover, Justin, and by a ghost manuscript, her anti-thesis, which she has left on a train.

Haunted by this loss and others, by Justin’s destructive tendencies and by details of Conrad’s life, Helen is unmoored. And then the drama of the lost manuscript sets in motion a series of events—with possibly fatal consequences.

This new novel traverses the borders between art and life, between life and death, in a journey through literary history and emotional landscapes. Elegantly written, deftly crafted, One Another covers new territories of grief, memory and narrative.

Gail Jones is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. She is the author of two short-story collections and nine novels, and her work has been translated into several languages and has received numerous literary awards. Originally from Western Australia, she now lives in Sydney.

Emmett Stinson is a writer, and Lecturer in Literary Cultures and Head of English at the University of Tasmania. He is the author of Murnane (MUP, 2023).

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