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Forest (novel)

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Country  Australia
Publisher  Viking (Australia)
Media type  Print (Paperback)
Originally published  2001
Preceded by  Thursday's Child
Page count  216
Language  English
Publication date  2001
Pages  216
Author  Sonya Hartnett
Followed by  Of a Boy
Genre  Children's literature
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Similar  Sonya Hartnett books, Australia books, Children's literature

Forest is a novel written by the award-winning Australian novelist, Sonya Hartnett. It was first published in 2001 in Australia by Viking.

Contents

Dedication

"For Greg, who loves cats."

Epigraph

"'Cats, no less liquid than their shadows, Offer no angles to the wind." - A. S. Tessimond

Awards

  • Won - CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers (2002)
  • Shortlisted - South Australian Festival Awards for Literature (2002)
  • Reception

    Discussing Forest, Lesley Hawkes finds that "Hartnett offers new and exciting avenues of thought regarding the place of humans in that [Australian] environment.".

    References

    Forest (novel) Wikipedia


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