Is it possible to 'just pack up and go, and all your problems will stay behind?' Nicolette is hoping that's the case when we meet her literally on the road to a new life, troubled partner and toddler in tow. Louis, her grandfather, may well have asked the same; his earlier experiences of geographic and personal change form the alternate strand of the dual narrative in That Devil's Madness.
Marie O'Rourke reviews 'That Devil's Madness' by Dominique Wilson
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Marie O'Rourke is a Perth-based creative writer and PhD candidate from Curtin University whose writing has appeared in The Weekend Australian and on the Westerly blog. Completing a Master of Creative Practice in 2014, in previous lives she has been a secondary English teacher and stay-at-home mum. Investigating the quirks of memory, her current creative work-in-progress is a collection of lyric essays that pushes the boundaries of post-postmodern memoir.
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