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Hayley Scrivenor in conversation

Readings Carlton — Woiworung Country, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

Dirt Town is Hayley Scrivenor’s first novel, an earlier version of which was shortlisted for the Penguin Literary Prize and won The Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award. In a small country town twelve-year-old Esther Bianchi disappears.

A no-nonsense cop must put her ex-girlfriend out of mind and do everything she can to find the missing girl. Character-rich and propulsive, with a breathtakingly original use of voice and revolving points of view, Hayley Scrivenor delves under the surface, where no one can hide. With emotional depth and sensitivity, this stunning debut shows us how much each person matters in a community that is at once falling apart and coming together.

Lyn Yeowart, author of The Silent Listener, will be joining Scrivenor in conversation.

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Dirt Town

Dirt Town

Hayley Scrivenor

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