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The Monster of Her Age

Ellie Marsden was born into the legendary Lovinger acting dynasty. Granddaughter of the infamous Lottie Lovinger, as a child Ellie shared the silver screen with Lottie in her one-and-only role playing the child monster in a cult horror movie. The experience left Ellie deeply traumatised and estranged from people she loved. Now 17, Ellie has returned home to Hobart for the first time in years. Lottie is dying and Ellie wants to make peace with her before it’s too late. When a chance encounter with a young film buff leads her to a feminist horror film collective, Ellie meets Riya, a girl who she might be able to show her real self to, and at last comes to understand her family’s legacy.

The Monster of Her Age
Author: Danielle Binks
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Rights held for book: World, ex-ANZ
Contact: Jacinta di Mase
Email: jacinta@jacintadimase.com.au
Website: Jacinta di Mase Management
Catalogue available here.

 

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