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  The Idea of Perfection by Kate Grenville  
Journalist and broadcaster, Rosie Boycott, discusses the merits of Kate Grenville's (pictured) 2001 winning novel

Synopsis: Harley Savage comes to Karakarook, New South Wales, to help establish a heritage museum. Douglas Cheeseman has been sent to supervise the demolition of Bent Bridge. Like the bridge, both are survivors. He has been divorced. She has been divorced twice and lost a third husband to suicide. Like the bridge, they have been bent but not broken, but their futures are very much in doubt.

The Idea of Perfection
Published by Picador

Orange Prize for Fiction
Kate Grenville's official website

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