Four-Cornered Circle

by Jon Cleary

On Sale: 01/03/2008



About the Book

A gripping story of relationships, family - and the dark secrets that can test their limits...

A gripping story of relationships, family - and the dark secrets that can test their limits . . . Marie and Louise are twin sisters. they've always been close, but now Marie is on the brink of huge success as a children's author, Louise can't help feeling a stab of - what? Not jealously, exactly, more irritation at her own situation: divorced and drifting. And there are the unwelcome stirrings that Marie's rakishly handsome husband, Leif, sparks within her . . . But when tragedy strikes, Louise must decide how far she will go to protect her sister - and their whole family. With characteristic insight, Jon Cleary weaves a page-turning story of deception, jealousy, ambition - and love. Is any sacrifice too great to keep a family together? 'Cleary writes with a sinewy energy envied by many younger authors. He steps lightly ... to simply tell a seamless story, while his development of character demonstrates acute observation and economy of style ... Cleary presents what most creative writing courses attempt to teach: making the writing sing' Christopher Bantick the Australian

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732285470
  • ISBN 10: 073228547X
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 01/03/2008
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price: 24.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / General


Best-known as the elder statesman of Australian crime writing for his Scobie Malone mysteries, Jon Cleary is the author of 29 novels, including the bestselling classic The Sundowners, which has sold over three million copies worldwide. He lives on the North Shore of Sydney, NSW.

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