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by Jordan, Toni

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TitleThe Fragments
Author / Responsible partyJordan, Toni
GenreAustralian fiction
TopicsAustralian fiction Historical Fiction Detective & Mystery Fiction
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


Inga Karlson died in a fire in New York in the 1930s, leaving behind three things: a phenomenally successful first novel, the scorched fragments of a second book, and a literary mystery that has captivated generations of readers. Nearly 50 years later, Brisbane bookseller Caddie Walker is waiting in line to see a Karlson exhibition featuring the famous fragments when she meets a charismatic older woman. The woman quotes a phrase from the Karlson fragments that Caddie knows does not exist, and yet to Caddie, who knows Inga Karlson's work like she knows her name, it feels genuine. Caddie is electrified. Jolted from her sleepy, no-worries life in torpid 1980s Brisbane she is driven to investigate: to find the clues that will unlock the greatest literary mystery of the 20th century.

Additional Information

System control numberE15872
Original Print PublisherMelbourne, Victoria : The Text Publishing Company, 2018
Narrator NameCaroline Lee
Participant or performer noteCaroline Lee
Narrators GenderFemale narrator