Georgia Blain





Georgia Blain


Born
Australia
Died
December 09, 2016


Georgia Blain has published novels for adults and young adults, essays, short stories, and a memoir. Her first novel was the bestselling Closed for Winter, which was made into a feature film. She was shortlisted for numerous awards including the NSW and SA Premiers' Literary Awards, and the Nita B. Kibble Award for her memoir Births Deaths Marriages. Georgia's works include The Secret Lives of Men, Too Close to Home, and the YA novel Darkwater. In 2016, in addition to Between a Wolf and a Dog, Georgia also published the YA novel Special. She lived in Sydney, where she worked full-time as a writer.

Average rating: 3.64 · 1,768 ratings · 300 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Between a Wolf and a Dog

4.07 avg rating — 753 ratings3 editions
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Darkwater

3.43 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Closed For Winter

3.45 avg rating — 154 ratings — published 1998 — 7 editions
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Special

3.19 avg rating — 104 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Births Deaths Marriages

3.73 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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Candelo

3.13 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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The Secret Lives of Men

3.37 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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Too Close To Home

3.33 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Names for Nothingness

2.84 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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The Blind Eye

2.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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More books by Georgia Blain…
“She was gone but it seemed she was still always there, right at the center.”
Georgia Blain, Darkwater

“Who knows why we tic tac? ...there's more to it than a desire to irritate.”
Georgia Blain, Darkwater

“the darkness of the summer slowly unfurling, never to be completely gone, but fading to become no more than a part of the life that surrounds it.”
Georgia Blain, Darkwater
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