In 2015, Nikki Gemmell’s mother, Elayn, took an overdose of painkillers. Gemmell’s new book, After, chronicles the difficult process of confronting her mother’s death and resolving the anguish it brought to her and her children. It is also an impassioned appeal for changes in Australia’s laws on the right to die.
Gillian Dooley reviews 'After' by Nikki Gemmell
by Nikki Gemmell
Fourth Estate $29.95 pb, 300 pp, 9780999162316
Gillian Dooley is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in English at Flinders University, and a Visiting Fellow in the Music Department...
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