Rollercoasters: Rollercoasters: into That Forest Reader by Louis Nowra

Rollercoasters: Rollercoasters: into That Forest Reader

Written by Louis Nowra
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Rollercoasters: Rollercoasters: into That Forest Reader by Louis Nowra

Moving, shocking and wonderful in equal measures, Into That Forest is a must-read for anyone who loved The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or Life of Pi. This is the story of two girls lost in the Tasmanian bush, saved and raised by two Tasmanian tigers. Unforgettable, original and vivid in its composition, Louis Nowra is one of Australia's foremost literary talents.


This book was a heartbreaking yet beautiful story about love, freedom and survival. it was captivating. The Guardian

About the Author

Louis Nowra was born in Melbourne. He is the author of such plays as Inner Voices, Visions, Inside the Island, Cosi, Radiance and The Boyce Trilogy. He has written five non-fiction works, The Cheated, Warne's World, Walkabout, Chihuahuas,Women and Me, and Bad Dreaming, the novels The Misery of Beauty, Palu, Red Nights, Abaza and Ice, the memoirs The Twelfth of Never and Shooting the Moon, as well as radio plays, telemovies and film scripts. Ice was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2009, and won an Honourable Mention in the Manning Clark House National Cultural Awards 2009.
Louis Nowra lives in Kings Cross with his wife, Mandy Sayer, a writer, and Coco, their chihuahua who has appeared in magazines, newspapers and on television.

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192 pages


Louis Nowra
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

24th April 2014



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