Review of Hannah Kent’s Devotion in ABR

My review of Hannah Kent’s powerful new novel has just come out in the summer issue of Australian Book Review – check it out. Like Kent’s other two novels, it’s about women at the edge – the edge of their own understanding, the periphery of social acceptance, the edge of what we might understand as realism. This is a narrative about traumatic change, persistence and the possibilities – as well as the limitations – of what it might mean to operate from a position of devotion.

https://www.australianbookreview.com.au/abr-online/current-issue/974-january-february-2022-no-439/8773-rose-lucas-reviews-devotion-by-hannah-kent

Happy summer reading.

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