Black Foxes

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Penguin Group Australia, Feb 3, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 504 pages
4 Reviews
In this epic tale of desire and devastation, of enemies and strong friendships, of bloody revenge and lasting love, Sonya Hartnett traces the extraordinary life of Lord Tyrone Sully – a man who voyages to the edges of the heart to find, at last, joy.

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Review: Black Foxes

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

One of my favourite books of all time - read as a teenager and one of the few books I have re read over again. I wish I owned a copy as it's out of print, the ebook release will have to do for now. Sonya Hartnett writes beautifully. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Morrigan - Goodreads

I know I read this when I was a lot younger and really loved it. I only remember a few very vague bits about the plot now. I would like to read it again. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Sonya Hartnett is the internationally acclaimed author of several novels, including Thursday's Child, winner of the 2002 Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, and Forest, winner of the 2002 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year: Older Readers. In 2003, her adult novel, Of a Boy, won The Age Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award.

In 2000 and again in 2003, Sonya Hartnett has been named one of The Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelists of the Year. Her work has been published internationally with editions available in the UK, US, Canada, Germany, Italy, Norway and Denmark.

In 2004, The Silver Donkey was published to great critical acclaim. It has won the 2005 Brisbane Courier Mail award for young readers and was CBC Book of the Year (Young readers) in 2005.

Surrender was published in 2005. It was shortlisted for The Age Book of the Year Award and the Aurealis Award - Fantasy Division in 2005.

In 2008 Sonya was the recipient of The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The prize is awarded to authors, illustrators, narrators and/or promoters of reading whose work reflects the spirit of Astrid Lindgren.  It is the first time this award has gone to an Australian.

In 2010 Sonya published her debut picture book, The Boy and the Toy, and her latest novel for younger readers, The Midnight Zoo.

Sonya lives in Melbourne with her dog, Shilo and cats, Marcus and Morgan.

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