The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett & The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody

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September 2010, no. 324
Ruth Starke reviews 'The Midnight Zoo' by Sonya Hartnett and 'The Red Wind' by Isobelle Carmody

The Midnight Zoo

by Sonya Hartnett

Viking, $24.95 hb, 186 pp, 9780670074051

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The Red Wind

by Isobelle Carmody

$19.95 hb, 223 pp, 9780670074037

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The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett & The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody

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September 2010, no. 324

I had fun imagining Sonya Hartnett and Isobelle Carmody indulging in a little pre-publication chit-chat:

IC: What are you working on now, Sonya?
SH: A children’s story about two orphaned brothers battling for survival in a world turned upside down; talking animals; themes of freedom and loss. What about you?
IC: A children’s story about two orphaned brothers struggling for survival in a world suddenly turned alien; talking animals; themes of resilience and loss …

The result is two different novels, but the marketing meetings at Penguin must have been interesting.

Ruth Starke reviews 'The Midnight Zoo' by Sonya Hartnett and 'The Red Wind' by Isobelle Carmody

The Midnight Zoo

by Sonya Hartnett

Viking, $24.95 hb, 186 pp, 9780670074051

Buy this book
Book Cover 2 Small

The Red Wind

by Isobelle Carmody

$19.95 hb, 223 pp, 9780670074037

Buy this book

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