The Burial

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Allen & Unwin, 2014 - Australia - 304 pages
It is the dawn of the 20th century and a woman has done an unspeakable thing. 22-year-old Jessie has served a two-year sentence for horse rustling. As a condition of her release she is apprenticed to Fitzgerald Henry, who wastes no time in blackmailing her. One catastrophic night turns Jessie's life on its head.

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The Burial is a poetic, reimagined tribute to the extraordinary life of legendary Australian 'lady bushranger', Jessie Hickman. Set in the 1920's, as Jessie flees the law after murdering her brutal ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Courtney Collins was awarded a 2015 Sydney Myer Creative Fellowship worth $160,000 over two years. Collins is the author of The Burial (A&U), which was shortlisted for the Vogel award in 2009 and following publication was shortlisted for a number of awards, including the NSW Premier¿s Award for Fiction and the Stella Prize.

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