Chris Womersley was born in Melbourne in 1968. His fiction and reviews have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Granta New Writing and The Age, and In 2007 one of his short stories won the Josephine Ulrick Literature Prize. Bereft is his second novel.
'At once a slow-burning thriller and a delicate description of the
onset of manhood ... compelling' Daily Mail. * Daily Mail
'Drawing on the finest traditions of an Alfred Hitchcock movie - suspense and ever-growing tension' Mail on Sunday. * Mail on Sunday *