Books by Christine Balint

OPHELIA’S FAN by Christine Balint
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2004

"An honorable failure from a gifted author who will undoubtedly do better."
More intelligent, atmospheric historical fiction from Australian novelist Balint, though her imagined biography of the Irish actress who inspired Hector Berlioz lacks the visceral punch of The Salt Letters (2001). Read full book review >
THE SALT LETTERS by Christine Balint
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2001

"An elegant, evocative debut, by a 26-year-old Australian storywriter."
It's 1854, and a fragile 16-year-old girl is forced to leave England for Australia—an arduous voyage she is unlikely to survive. Read full book review >