The Anniversary

The Anniversary

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 30/03/2023
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Novelist J.B. Blackwood is on a cruise with her husband, Patrick, to celebrate their wedding anniversary.

Her former professor, Patrick is much older than J.B.. But when they met, he seemed somehow ageless, as all new gods appear in the eyes of those who worship them. He is a film director. A cult figure. But now his success is starting to wane and J.B. is on the cusp of winning a major literary prize. Her art has been forever overseen by him, now it may overshadow his.

For days they sail in the sun. They lie about drinking, reading, sleeping, having sex. There is nothing but dark water all around them.

Then a storm hits and Patrick falls off the ship. J.B. is left alone, as the search for what happened to Patrick - and the truth about their marriage - begins.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781474626132
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 540g
  • Dimensions: 220 x 144 x 40 mm

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The Anniversary
A bit longwinded in places
Thanks to PH for letting me read this book. Unfortunately, I found it quite challenging to read given the author’s tendency to what I found long-winding an... READ MORE
Charlotte Wilson
The Anniversary
Plenty of frills but no thrills.
The Anniversary is the fourth novel by award-winning Australian author, Stephanie Bishop. After a decade and a half of writing, Lucie Blackwood is about to... READ MORE
Marianne Vincent