The Lost Dog
|Author||Michelle de Kretser|
|Cover artist||Ampersand Duck|
|Publisher||Allen & Unwin, Australia|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|LC Class||PR9619.4.D4 L67 2007|
|Preceded by||The Hamilton Case|
Tom Loxley is holed up in a remote bush shack trying to finish his book on Henry James when his beloved dog goes missing. What follows is a triumph of storytelling, as The Lost Dog loops back and forth in time to take the reader on a spellbinding journey into worlds far removed from the present tragedy.
- Commonwealth Writers Prize, South East Asia and South Pacific Region, Best Book, 2008: shortlisted
- Barbara Jefferis Award, 2008: shortlisted
- New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 2008: winner
- New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, Book of the Year, 2008: winner
- Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, 2008: winner
- Man Booker Prize, 2008: longlisted
- Victorian Premier's Literary Award, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, 2008: shortlisted
- Australia-Asia Literary Award, 2008: longlisted
|This section requires expansion. (November 2008)|
- "The Courier-Mail" 
- "The Financial Times" 
- "The New Statesman" 
- "The New York Times" 
- "The Observer" 
- "The Telegraph" 1 
- "The Telegraph" 2 
- "The Washington Post" 
- Robert Dessaix on ABC Radio National's The Book Show from November 2007.
- Fiona Gruber interview in The Sydney Morning Herald from November 2007.
- Rosemary Neill interview in The Australian from March 2008.
- In conversation with Gail Jones at the 2008 Sydney Writers' Festival in May 2008.
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