Where the Light Falls by Gretchen Shirm

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January–February 2017, no. 388
Josephine Taylor reviews 'Where the Light Falls' by Gretchen Shirm

Where the Light Falls

by Gretchen Shirm

Allen & Unwin $27.99 pb, 320 pp, 9781760113650

Where the Light Falls by Gretchen Shirm

Reviewed by
January–February 2017, no. 388

In the midst of preparing for an important London exhibition, photographer Andrew is drawn back to Australia by the sudden disappearance of his former girlfriend, Kirsten. His compulsion to resolve this troubled relationship evolves into a desire to account for an earlier loss. As Andrew grapples with his ambivalence about a new photographic subject, and his ability to sustain the ‘small, bright miracle’ of his present-day relationship with Dominique in Berlin, the complex role of photography in his life is redefined.

Josephine Taylor reviews 'Where the Light Falls' by Gretchen Shirm

Where the Light Falls

by Gretchen Shirm

Allen & Unwin $27.99 pb, 320 pp, 9781760113650

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