A New Map of the Universe

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University of Western Australia Press, 2005 - Fiction - 247 pages
7 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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Review: A New Map Of The Universe

User Review  - Romi - Goodreads

Thank you to UWAP for this review copy! This was an incredibly surprising read for me to enjoy as I did- it was a book I connected with and lived inside of, whilst I read, and I was moved by the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kirsty MacLennan - Goodreads

I got this book as a freebie at a University event in Perth and to be honest, I wasn't expecting much from it, as family saga type reads aren't usually my cup of tea. But woah, I was proven wrong ... 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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