The Thompson Gunner

Nick Earls
AUD $19.99
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A gripping tale of a woman caught between two worlds, The Thompson Gunner is a compelling novel of self-discovery that will intrigue, surprise and linger well after the last page.

Australian comedian Meg Riddoch has made it to the Big Time. She's an icon to her fans, a darling of the media, schmoozed by television networks and an A-list guest at festivals abroad.

She's a month and three countries into her current tour, a week away from home in Brisbane - though what exactly 'home' means is problematic these days.

On a flight between gigs, a recurring dream raises disturbing questions. It's Northern Ireland Meg can't escape - a secret life in another time, a life of lies, pacts and forbidden alliances. Haunting flashbacks provide clues to a past long ago buried. Then there's her relationship with Murray and where it went wrong.

Out of the spotlight and beneath the punchlines, Meg discovers that memory will find a way to break the surface.

Author bio:

Nick Earls is the author of fourteen books, including the bestselling novels Zigzag Street and Bachelor Kisses, Headgames, a collection of short stories, and several novels for young adults, including After January and 48 Shades of Brown, which won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award for older readers in 2000.

His work has been published internationally in English and in translation, as well as being successfully adapted for film and theatre. He worked as a suburban GP and medical editor before turning to writing. Nick Earls lives in Brisbane.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781743312971
Table Of Contents: Foreword

1. The Magic Coin

2. The Strange New Land

3. Patsy's Pot of Gold

4. 'A Block and Four Legs'

5. Romance Steps In

6. North of the Border

7. Into the Unknown

8. Thylungra

9. The White Man's Curse

10. Life and Death in the Lonely Land

11. Distant Horizons

12. The Big Trek Begins

13. Into the Promised Land

14. The Golden Land

15. An End and a Beginning

16. The Last Horizon
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A&U House Of Books
Pub Date: July 2012
Page Extent: 296
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items


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