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Publisher Description

From one of Australia's most celebrated authors comes a mother–daughter drama exploring the faultlines between love and control.



One hundred days. It’s no time at all, she tells me. But she’s not the one waiting.



In a heady whirlwind of independence, lust and defiance, sixteen-year-old Karuna falls pregnant. Not on purpose, but not entirely by accident, either. Incensed, Karuna’s mother, already over-protective, confines her to their fourteenth-storey housing-commission flat, to keep her safe from the outside world – and make sure she can’t get into any more trouble.



Stuck inside for endless hours, Karuna battles her mother and herself for a sense of power in her own life, as a new life forms and grows within her. As the due date draws ever closer, the question of who will get to raise the baby – who it will call Mum – festers between them.



One Hundred Days is a fractured fairytale exploring the fault lines between love and control. At times tense and claustrophobic, it is nevertheless brimming with humour, warmth and character. It is a magnificent new work from one of Australia’s most celebrated writers.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
AVAILABLE
2021
1 June
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Schwartz Books Pty. Ltd.
SELLER
Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd

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