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Richard Flanagan

Celebrated Tasmanian writer and winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize


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Richard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His books include Death Of A River Guide, The Sound of One Hand Clapping, Gould’s Book of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist and Wanting. He directed a feature film version of The Sound of One Hand Clapping. His journalism appears in various publications, including the New Yorker, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and la Repubblica.

The Narrow Road to the Deep North won the 2014 Man Booker Prize , the 2014 Indie Book of the Year Award and the co-winner of the 2014 Prime Ministers Literary Award for Fiction.

Its interesting to note that the image selected for use as the cover of The Narrow Road to the Deep North is by Tasmanian artist, Diane Masters.




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131 Collins Street, Hobart

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Hobart Bookshop


22 Salamanca Square, Hobart

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373 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart

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132 High Street, Campbell Town

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