Richard Flanagan


Richard Flanagan was born in Longford, Tasmania, in 1961. His novels, Death Of A River Guide, The Sound Of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book Of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, and Wanting have received numerous honours and are published in twenty-six countries. He directed a feature film version of The Sound Of One Hand Clapping. A collection of his essays is published as And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?. His most recent novel, The Narrow Road To The Deep North, was published in 2013 to great acclaim.

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Find out which books the Marketing and Publicity Director and Head of Digital at Random House Australia picked as his Top Five from 2013.

Following on from our Must-Reads in Your 30s blog, we now have a few recommendations for anyone pushing the big 40 and beyond.

Books by Richard Flanagan