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Rose grew up in Tasmania, then she travelled in Asia, Europe and America before settling in Melbourne and working as a copywriter in advertising. In 1996 she moved back to Tasmania, and in 2006 she was the recipient of the Eleanor Dark Fellowship. (Source : 'About Heather Rose' http://www.heatherrose.com.au (sighted 31.7.07)
''If this was a dream, then he wanted to know when it would end. Maybe it would end if he went to see Lydia. But it was the one thing he was not allowed to do.'...
Arky Swann is a film composer in New York separated from his wife, who has made him promise to keep a terrible secret. One day he finds his way to The Atrium at MOMA and sees Marina Abramovic in her performance The Artist is Present. The performance continues for seventy-five days and, as it unfolds, so does Arky as he considers marriage, art and the nature of commitment and love over a long-term union. The Museum of Modern Love is the story of one of the world's greatest art events and a man in search of connection.' (Publication summary)
yThe Butterfly ManSt Lucia:University of Queensland Press,2005Z12048872005single work novel mystery 'If Lord Lucan escaped his past, what was his future?...The story of the infamous British peer...twenty years after his escape from England following the murder of the family nanny. Set in Tasmania, Africa and London's West End...' - from back cover