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Fiona McFarlane

Fiona McFarlane
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Fiona McFarlane was born in 1978 in Sydney, Australia, and holds a PhD from Cambridge University and an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a Michener Fellow. Her work has been published in Zoetrope: All-Story, The Missouri Review, and The Best Australian Stories, and she has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Phillips Exeter Academy, and the Australia Council for the Arts. Her debut novel, The Night Guest, was the winner of the inaugural Voss Literary Prize and the 2014 Barbara Jefferis Award.

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The High Places
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The High Places

Fiona McFarlane
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

What a terrible thing at a time like this: to own a house, and the trees around it. Janet sat rigid in her seat. The plane lifted from the city and her house fell away, consumed by the other houses....

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The Night Guest
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The Night Guest

Fiona McFarlane
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A mesmerizing first novel about trust, dependence, and fear, from a major new writer

Ruth is widowed, her sons are grown, and she lives in an isolated beach house outside of town. Her...

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