Fiona McFarlane





Fiona McFarlane


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Sydney, Australia
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Fiona McFarlane grew up in Sydney, Australia. She studied English at Sydney University and completed a PhD on nostalgia in American fiction at Cambridge University. She spent 3 years at writing residencies in the US - at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and Philips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire - before studying for a Masters of Fine Arts in Fiction at the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Austin.

Fiona's first novel, The Night Guest, will be published in 19 countries and 15 languages, and has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Stella Prize, an LA Times Book Review prize, an INDIE Award, the Dobbie Literary Award and an Australian Book Industry Award. The Night
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Average rating: 3.45 · 4,042 ratings · 789 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Night Guest

3.45 avg rating — 3,925 ratings — published 2013 — 32 editions
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The High Places: Stories

3.37 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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Buttony

3.58 avg rating — 12 ratings
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Art Appreciation

3.89 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2013
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“There's some sense in not going back. That way, you preserve it.”
Fiona McFarlane, The Night Guest

“Trap your tongue if it tattles out of turn.”
Fiona McFarlane, The Night Guest

“Ruth disapproved of this pointless industry. A triple-cleaned house, in her opinion, looked too much as if it had been licked all over by a cat's antiseptic tongue.”
Fiona McFarlane

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