Kirsten Krauth

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ALMOST A MIRROR, my new novel, is out now.

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Penguin Literary Prize 2019 shortlist

What we make of memories and what they make of us.

Like fireflies to the light, Mona, Benny and Jimmy are drawn into the elegantly wasted orbit of the Crystal Ballroom and the post-punk scene of 80s Melbourne, a world that includes Nick Cave and Dodge, a photographer pushing his art to the edge.

With precision and richness Kirsten Krauth hauntingly evokes the power of music to infuse our lives, while diving deep into loss, beauty, innocence and agency. Filled with unforgettable characters, the novel is above all about the shapes that love can take and the many ways we express tenderness throughout a lifetime.

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FLEABAG wins Best Comedy Series at The Emmys! Emmy-nominated Sian Clifford chats to me about working with Phoebe Waller Bridge

For many fans and critics of the brilliant TV series Fleabag – which won Best Comedy and Outstanding Comedy Series at the Emmys, the focus has been on the hot priest (Andrew Scott) but one of the standout performances is that of Sian Clifford, who plays Claire. I spoke to her about sisterhood, working with Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott, and what it means to truly inhabit a character. Kirst Read more of this blog post »
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He swallowed and wiped his mouth. "I think you're beautiful.”
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Reynje Hi Kirsten, thanks for the friend request! Rey


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