Anna Funder wins Miles Franklin award

The 2012 Miles Franklin award has gone to Anna Funder for her first novel All that I am. The novel is based on a true story and tells of an elderly Australian woman’s opposition to the Nazis in the years prior to World War Two. Funder has also written the non fiction book Stasiland.

Have a look at this video of Funder discussing her book. Funder’s books are available at Parramatta City Library.

All that I am – a review

Title: All that I am

Author: Anna Funder

Katherine’s pick

This is another saga in the long list of Holocaust novels that chronicles the tragic history of human genocide.   This novel  is based on real events and real people and has an intriguing structure  which shifts back and forth through time and characters. Continue reading