Suzanne Falkiner reviews 'The Fragments' by Toni Jordan

Suzanne Falkiner reviews 'The Fragments' by Toni Jordan

The Fragments

by Toni Jordan

Text Publishing, $29.99 pb, 336 pp, 9781925773132

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 warehouse fire in 1939. Caddie Walker, the bookseller, is idealistic enough to believe that books can change people’s lives. Perhaps they can: literally, and in unexpected ways.

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Suzanne Falkiner

Suzanne Falkiner

Suzanne Falkiner is the author of Mick: A life of Randolph Stow (UWA Publishing, 2016).

Published in December 2018, no. 407

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