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This Place Called Absence

by Lydia Kwa

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Shortlisted for the Amazon.com/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Shortlisted for the Re-Lit Fiction Award.A lush and intricately layered novel of despair, hope and the transformational power of the imagination. Spanning time and territory, This Place Called Absence is ­populated by four disparate women.“Lydia Kwa’s first novel is a gem.”—Daphne Marlatt, author of Ana Historic

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Lydia Kwa

Lydia Kwa is the author of the novels Oracle Bone,This Place Called Absence (shortlisted for the Books in Canada First Novel Award), The Walking Boy (shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize), and Pulse, as well as two books of poetry, The Colours of Heroines and sinuous. A new updated edition of The Walking Boy was published in 2019. She lives and works in Vancouver as a writer and psychologist.

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