The Memory Trap

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Author
Andrea Goldsmith
Publisher
HarperCollins
Genre
Fiction
Released
01 May, 2013
ISBN
9780732296728

The Memory Trap

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Synopsis

A novel about memory, music, friendship, family rifts and reconciliation, this is an intelligent, compelling read set in Melbourne. Nina Jameson, an international consultant on memorial projects based in London, has been happily married to Daniel for twelve years. When her life falls apart she accepts a job in her hometown of Melbourne. there she joins her sister, Zoe, embroiled in her own problems with Elliot, an American biographer of literary women. And she finds herself caught up in age-old conflicts of two friends from her past: the celebrated pianist Ramsay Blake and his younger brother, Sean. All these people have been treading thin ice for far too long. Nina arrives home to find work, loves and entrenched obsessions under threat. A rich and compelling story of marriage, music, the illusions of love and the deceits of memory, tHE MEMORY tRAP's characters are real, flawed and touchingly human.
Andrea Goldsmith
About the author

Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith originally trained as a speech pathologist and was a pioneer in the development of communication aids for people unable to speak.  Her first novel, Gracious Living, was published in 1989. This was followed by Modern InteriorsFacing the MusicUnder the Knife, and The Prosperous Thief, which was short-listed for the 2003 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Reunion was published in 2009, and The Memory Trapwas awarded the 2015 Melbourne Prize. Her literary essays have appeared in MeanjinAustralian Book ReviewBest Australian Essays, and numerous anthologies. Andrea Goldsmith lives in Melbourne.
 

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