Figurehead by Patrick Allington | Black Inc.


Awards for Figurehead

Longlisted for 2010 Miles Franklin Award

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About the author

Patrick Allington

Patrick Allington is a writer, editor, critic and researcher. His interests include literature, Cambodia, the history of books, and contemporary Australian and international politics. Allington has a Phd in Creative Writing (University of Adelaide) …

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Praise for Figurehead

‘Brilliant debut novel … Figurehead fascinates, appalls, and introduces an impressive talent’ —Age


‘Risky in conception, bold in execution and evocative in its writing.’ —Advertiser


‘Original in conception and dauntless in execution’ —Australian


‘An impressive debut.’ —Sunday Age