By Eva Hornung, Introduction by Yann Martel
Abandoned in a big city at the onset of winter, a hungry four-year-old boy follows a stray dog to her lair. Weak and hairless, with a useless nose and blunt little teeth, Romochka View more
7 June 2010
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Eva Hornung was born in Bendigo and now lives in Adelaide. As Eva Sallis, she is an award-winning writer of literary fiction and criticism: her first novel Hiam won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award in 1997 and the Nita May Dobbie Award in 1999. Her novel The Marsh Birds won the Asher Literary Award in 2005, and was shortlisted for numerous awards including the Age Book of the Year 2005, NSW Premier's Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Dog Boy (2009) won the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction and was shortlisted for several other prizes.