A New Map of the Universe

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University of Western Australia Press, 2005 - Fiction - 247 pages
11 Reviews
Grace dreams of designing a house for her lover, Michael, a place where they can begin their life together. But before she can step into her future with Michael, Grace must journey into the past to confront its crippling legacy of silence and secrets.
This novel spans two generations and both hemispheres as Grace navigates her new map of the universe. It is a story about grief and passion, architecture and astronomy, but above all it is a story about finding yourself.

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User Review  - Erin - Goodreads

I read Annabel's Smith literary novel A New Map of the Universe as part of the AWW2013 Challenge. I came across a review of this book from last year's AWW Challenge and it sounded like a beautiful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Smith's writing is exquisite, seductive and powerful. It's not a page-turner in the usual sense, but the present tense narration gives the novel immediacy and intensity and I could not stop reading ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Annabel Smith was born in England in 1974 and moved with her family to Perth in 1988. She lived in Melbourne for five years but recently returned to Perth, where she plans to focus on her writing more intensively. In 2004 she completed a PhD in English (Creative Writing). Her second novel, Whisky Charlie Foxtrot, was published by Fremantle Press.

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