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By Charlotte Wood

Charlotte wooden has been defined as 'one of the main clever and compassionate novelists in Australia' (The Age), and 'one of our best and so much chameleonic writers' (The Australian). Her most recent paintings, Love & starvation: concepts at the present of nutrition, is a publication of contemplations on cooking. Her fourth novel, Animal humans, used to be published in overdue 2011 to severe acclaim and was once long-listed for the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Her previous novels, the bestseller the youngsters, The Submerged Cathedral and items of a lady have been shortlisted for varied prize together with the Miles Franklin Award and nearby Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

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