John Purcell’s The Girl on the Page

Great Conversations features interviews with authors and writers, exploring books, writing and literary culture from Australia and the world.

Today’s episode features John Purcell discussing his latest novel The Girl on the Page.

The Girl on the Page is a literary clash of epic proportions. Amy is an editor with the almost supernatural power to steer a book onto the bestseller lists, but when her boss hands her a special assignment Amy has no desire to help literary legend Helen Owen deliver her hotly anticipated new novel. Entering the new home of Owen and her Booker Prize listed husband Malcolm, Amy finds acrimony, recrimination and three brilliant manuscripts just awaiting a readership…

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