Melina Marchetta’s The Place on Dalhousie

Melina Marchetta features on today’s episode discussing her new novel The Place on Dalhousie.

Melina Marchetta

Author of the classic Australian novel Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta’s work includes fantasy, YA and crime fiction. Melina is a bestselling, multi-award winning author whose work has been translated across the globe. In today’s Great Conversation she’ll be discussing her new novel The Place on Dalhousie.

The Place on Dalhousie

The Place on Dalhousie begins in Queensland where Rosie Gennaro has fled her life and is working as a carer when floods ravage the town. Jimmy Hailler is in town volunteering with the SES and the two come together for a few brief nights.

Two years later Rosie is back in Sydney with her young son, living in the house her father built. The house still occupied by Martha, Seb Gennaro’s second wife, the woman Rosie can barely bring herself to talk to.

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