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  • Hachette Australia
  • Hachette Australia

Fugitive Blue

Claire Thomas

3 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The prize-winning debut novel from the author of The Performance

I am not writing this to be sentimental. I am just trying to find an answer to a story...

An artistic girl in Renaissance Venice, quietly rebelling against the constraints of her gender.
A young milordi on a European Grand Tour, recognising the world and his secret sexuality.
A ballerina in nineteenth-century Paris, choosing between suitors.
A Greek mother, beginning a new life with her family in a migrant reception centre in regional Australia.
And, finally, a paintings conservator in contemporary Melbourne, breaking her own heart.
A single, small artwork - subversive, hidden, and oddly blue - somehow survives for five hundred years, linking the lives of these characters.

An intricate tale of grief and discovery, of watery destruction and earthly love.

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Praise for Fugitive Blue

  • a multi-layered story of love lost, past and present, and the endurance of art - Books + Publishing

  • Beautifully done with great imagination - Sydney Morning Herald

  • Readers who loved Tracy Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring will also be captivated by this novel - Sunday Tasmanian

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