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Monkey Grip

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In Monkey Grip, Helen Garner charts the lives of a generation. Her characters are exploring new ways of loving and living - and nothing is harder than learning to love lightly. Nora and Javo are trapped in a desperate relationship. Nora's addiction is romantic love; Javo's is hard drugs. The harder they pull away, the tighter the monkey grip. A lyrical, gritty, rough-edged novel that deserves its place as a classic of Australian fiction.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 340.19g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0143180037
  • 9780143180036
  • 27,213

About Helen Garner

Helen Garner was born in Geelong, Victoria, and was educated there and at Melbourne University. She has worked as a high-school teacher and freelance journalist, and has won numerous literary awards. She has published a large number of books, both fiction and non-fiction, including Postcards from Surfers, The Children's Bach, The Feel of Steel, The First Stone and, most recently, Joe Cinque's Consolation and The Spare Room.
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Rating details

2,489 ratings
3.71 out of 5 stars
5 24% (608)
4 37% (923)
3 27% (675)
2 9% (216)
1 3% (67)
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