In the swampy heat of a Brisbane summer in 1986, a young bookshop assistant tries to solve a fifty-year-old mystery involving Inga Karlson, a legendary New York author who died in a wareho More
It is the morning after a husband's affair has been discovered, and the house is in chaos: the opening to Tolstoy's Anna Karenina (1877) is deliberately evoked in Toni ...More
WHY DO YOU WRITE?
At first, I wrote because I could. It was like waking up one morning to find I could play the piano or speak Italian – the action itself was entrancing. Now that I've been at it for a while, I'm full-on addicted.
ARE YOU A VIVID DREAMER?
Nope. I could sleep for England. You could extend the M1 through my bedroom and I ... More
Toni Jordan’s third novel, after the successful Addition (2009), takes its story from a photograph that graces the cover and that the author tells us she pondered for a long time. It is a romantic wartime scene, a crush of bodies at a Melbourne train station, mostly with soldiers bound for their unknown futures. A woman has been lifted by a stranger on the platform so she can farewel ... More
After her success with Addition (2008), Toni Jordan is back with a second novel, Fall Girl, an attempt, according to Jordan, to recreate on the page the romantic screen c More