Books by Julia Leigh

AVALANCHE by Julia Leigh
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A brutally honest and sad testimony of a desperate desire for motherhood."
A woman's struggle to conceive redefines her capacity to love. Read full book review >
DISQUIET by Julia Leigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 25, 2008

"Brilliant, possibly perfect."
A hypnotic novella from the Australian author of The Hunter (2001). Read full book review >
THE HUNTER by Julia Leigh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"Not exactly a tale of redemption, and in fact the pervasive bleakness and chilling details of the hunt flatten the dimensions of the story somewhat, but within its obsessive vision there is power, raw and formidable. A writer to watch."
Australian Leigh's capable, disquieting debut is an homage of sorts to Moby Dick as an accomplished killer coolly stalks his prey—a Tasmanian tiger that's the last of its breed—but is rattled when long-dormant emotions are stirred by a fractured family he encounters. Read full book review >