Jane is one of Australia’s leading fiction authors. Her first novel, The Dry, won a multitude of awards including the UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger and ABIA Australian Book of the Year. Film rights have been optioned to Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea.
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Harper has made her own major mark long before any film version of The Dry comes along
A sense of place so vivid you can almost feel the blistering heat add up to a remarkably assured debut
Something mythic and valiant ... a quintessential Australian story beautifully told
United States (Flatiron): February 6
United Kingdom (Little, Brown): February 8
Paperback edition of The Dry on sale in the United States.
Force of Nature on Best Fiction shortlist. More...
Jane wins the UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for The Dry More...
The Dry wins three of Australia's most prestigious crime writing awards. More...
Jane joins Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2's Book Club to discuss The Dry. Click here