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Tracy Farr

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Tracy Farr is a novelist and short story writer who used to be a scientist. Originally from Australia, she’s lived in New Zealand for more than twenty years; she calls both countries home.

Tracy's debut novel The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt (Fremantle Press 2013; Aardvark Bureau 2016) is about love, loss, electronic music and the sea. Her second novel, The Hope Fault (Fremantle Press 2017, Aardvark Bureau 2018), is about family, anxiety and geology.

Bad Diaries Salon #PLAY, Wellington LitCrawl, 7 Nov 2020

We’re ridiculously excited – and feeling very lucky to be living where we’re living in these strange times – to announce our next Bad Diaries Salon, live, in-person, as always. We’re back in Aotearoa on 7 November for Verb Wellington’s LitCrawl 2020. All details at Verb Wellington. Bad Diaries Salon: PLAY Returning to LitCrawl for ... Read more... Read more of this blog post »
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The Hope Fault

3.41 avg rating — 139 ratings — published 2017 — 6 editions
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4.57 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2018
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“And so I played, and they held their breath, as they heard the beauty of the music, so like a human voice, yet so beyond it. I drew the bow across the strings. The first notes of the Bach Sarabande sounded in the room and I felt the sound waves travel through me, through the body and guts of my cello, through the endpin and into the wood of the floorboards and through the feet of the audience and up through their skeletons to their hearts and into their brains and the music reached their brains and their hearts at the same time - for sound travels according to the laws of physics, and I saw the light behind their eyes catch fire and heard them intake breath as they felt the rush of the music take over their bodies, aethereal and corporeal combined.”
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