Jane is one of Australia’s leading fiction authors. Her first novel, The Dry, won a multitude of awards including the ABIA Australian Book of the Year (2017) and the Indie Book Awards Book of the Year (2017). 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
There is about The Dry something mythic and valiant ... a quintessential Australian story beautifully told
The Dry named the Australian Book Industry Association's Book of the Year, and General Fiction title of the Year. More...
The Dry makes the short list for the UK Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger award.
Jane to meet readers and speak about her next novel, Force of Nature. More...
The Dry wins three of Australia's most prestigious crime writing awards. More...
The Australian cover for Force of Nature, Jane's second novel, is unveiled More...
Jane joins Simon Mayo on BBC Radio 2's Book Club to discuss The Dry. Click here