The Memory Room

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Jonathan Cape, 2007 - Cold War - 432 pages
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Vincent's fascination with secrecy and espionage is shared by Erica Lange, the daughter of a German immigrant. After university, Vincent aims to enter Foreign Affairs - as does his friend Derek Bradley. What happens to them all during their careers culminates in tragedy. It is left to Bradley to contemplate their story.

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User Review  - questbird - LibraryThing

I picked this book up on the strength of 'The Year of Living Dangerously', which was excellent. The subject is spies and intelligence gathering in Australia. The three main characters all grew up in ... Read full review

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User Review  - SamuelW - LibraryThing

Christopher Koch’s The Memory Room is a peculiar creature of a novel. As its winding plot moves through memory after memory, one comes to realise just how appropriate its title is. Seen from a ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Christopher Koch was born in Hobart, Australia on July 16, 1932. He graduated with honors from the University of Tasmania with degrees in English and philosophy. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as a radio producer for the Australian Broadcasting Service in Sydney. His first novel, The Boys in the Island, was published in 1958. The Year of Living Dangerously was made into a movie in 1982. The Doubleman and Highways to a War won the Miles Franklin Award. He died of cancer on September 23, 2013 at the age of 81.

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