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Sonya Hartnett

Author of Surrender

Includes the names: Sonya Hartnett, Cameron Redfern, Cameron S Redfern, Cameron S. Redfern

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Sonya Hartnett was born on March 23, 1968 in Victoria. She is an Australian author of fiction for adults, young adults, and children. She was thirteen years old when she wrote her first novel and fifteen when it was published for the adult market in Australia, Trouble All the Way. For years she has written about one novel annually. According to the National Library of Australia, "The novel for which Hartnett has achieved the most critical (and controversial) acclaim was Sleeping Dogs" (1995). "A book involving incest between brother and sister and often critiqued as 'without hope', Sleeping Dogs generated enormous discussion within Australia. For her book Thursday's Child, she won the annual Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, a once-in-a-lifetime book award judged by a panel of British children's writers. Her titles include: The Boy and the Toy, Come Down, Cat!, Sadie and Ratz and The Children of the King. She will be attending the Sydney Writers Festival 2015. She made the shortlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award with her title Golden Boys. This title also made the 2015 Prime Minister's Literary Awards shortlist. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Surrender 485 copies, 25 reviews
The Silver Donkey 310 copies, 15 reviews
Thursday's Child 299 copies, 14 reviews
Of a Boy 263 copies, 11 reviews
Butterfly 256 copies, 38 reviews
The Ghost's Child 247 copies, 16 reviews
The Midnight Zoo 192 copies, 8 reviews
The Children of the King 144 copies, 7 reviews
Sleeping Dogs 116 copies, 3 reviews
Golden Boys 111 copies, 16 reviews
Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf 106 copies, 2 reviews
Sadie and Ratz 103 copies, 9 reviews
Forest 56 copies, 1 review
Princes 39 copies, 2 reviews
The Devil Latch 35 copies, 3 reviews
Landscape with Animals 34 copies, 2 reviews
Wilful Blue 24 copies, 1 review
Black Foxes 22 copies
Come down, cat! 20 copies, 1 review
The Best Australian Stories 2003 (Contributor) 21 copies
The Best Australian Stories 2002 (Contributor) 14 copies
The best Australian stories 2001 (Contributor) 13 copies

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