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In Moonland shortlisted for the Age Book of the Year

Miles Allinson’s In Moonland has been shortlisted for the 2022 Age Book of the Year!

By the author of the multi award-winning Fever of AnimalsIn Moonland is a portrait of three generations, each grappling with their own mortality. Spanning the wild idealism of the 70s through to the fragile hope of the future, it is a novel about the struggle for transcendence and the reverberating effects of family bonds.

Congratulations to Miles and all the other shortlisted writers.

The award will be presented at the opening night of the Melbourne Writers Festival. See the full shortlist here.

In Moonland

HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE 2022 VICTORIAN PREMIER'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION

‘A parent’s love for a child, you probably know this yourself, it’s pretty bottomless. It goes down into the guts of the world. But a child’s love for a parent is different. It goes up. It’s more ethereal. It’s not quite present on the earth.’

In present-day Melbourne, a man attempts to piece together the mystery of his father’s apparent suicide as his young family slowly implodes. At the ashram of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, in 1976, a man searching for salvation must confront his capacity for violence and darkness.…

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