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By Michael Meehan

ISBN-10: 1741754585

ISBN-13: 9781741754582

'I felt regularly that the crumbling paper needs to carry anything that was once extra like talking flesh and blood that someplace amid those shreds i might study anything of this kinfolk misplaced to silence; anything a few residence that was once fast deserted and a relatives divided, after which all gates close at the past.'

A younger Australian guy arrives in riot-ravaged Paris, armed with an previous manuscript written in French and an obsessive wish to piece jointly the fragments of a secret that has haunted him seeing that adolescence. His trip takes him from side to side in time, over the ruins of wilderness and town, and during the veils and mirages of background and memory.

From the blood-soaked streets of the 1870 siege of Paris, to the tear-gas and chaos of its pupil riots of 1968; from the desolate, windswept Australian wilderness to the appalling dank prisons of nineteenth Century New Caledonia, Deception tells an epic tale of a look for fact, spanning continents and generations.

Michael Meehan is the acclaimed, award-winning writer of The Salt of damaged Tears and Stormy Weather. Deception, his long-awaited 3rd novel, is a triumph of storytelling, imagery and language, a strong, haunting paintings from a author with 'an mind's eye of one other order' (The Australian).

Praise for The Salt of damaged Tears, winner of the 2000 Christina Stead Award for Fiction:

'... a masterwork.' - The Age

'... a journey de strength an dazzling functionality. it is going to, i believe, offer some of the most memorable literary studies of modern times.' - Michael Sharkey, The Australian

'... a unique approximately wish and melancholy that's altogether stunning.' - Debra Adelaide, Sydney Morning Herald

'... an enormous talent.' - Adelaide Advertiser

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