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The Other Shore

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The Other Shore

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Hoa Pham

Digital ebook

Format: ePub

Pub date: Jun 2014

ISBN: 9781921134234

Physical book

Harper Entertainment Distribution Services

Format: Paperback

Pub date: Jun 2014

Imprint: Seizure

ISBN: 9781922057969

Page extent: 206 pp

Trim: 203 x 127 mm

RRP: AUD$14.99, NZD$17.99

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Winner of the 2014 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize

‘My grandmother had been right to hide her Buddhist rituals for so many years during doi moi, when ancestor worship was forbidden. The spirits were more important than the rules of men.’

When the dead begin speaking to sixteen-year-old Kim Nguyen, her peaceful childhood is over. Suddenly everyone wants to exploit her new talent – her family, the Vietnamese government and even the spirits themselves.

The Other Shore is a delicate meditation on the nature of ghosts, belief and how the future is shaped by the past.

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