Too Close to Home POD

Author(s): Georgia Blain


Freya writes uncomfortable domestic dramas. Her friends work in theatre and film, show in galleries, talk politics and are trying new ways of having children with friends. These are the people who are slowly gentrifying the next ring of inner-city suburbs while praising their diversity. As the stultifying heat of summer descends, Shane, an Aboriginal man, moves up the road. He was once close to Matt, Freya's partner, and he not only brings with him a different approach to life, he also has news of a boy who might be Matt's son. Despite wanting to embrace all that Shane represents and the possibility of another child in their life, Freya and Matt stumble, failing each other and their beliefs.


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Georgia Blain is the author of Closed for Winter, Candelo, The Blind Eye, Names for Nothingness, the young adult novel Darkwater, and Births, Deaths, Marriages.

General Fields

  • : 9781864711776
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Vintage (Australia)
  • : May 2011
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Georgia Blain
  • : Paperback
  • : 5-Nov
  • : 306