The Legacy

The Legacy (Atria, 2011) is a contemporary retelling of Henry James’ novel The Portrait of a Lady, set in Sydney and New York, which brings James’ story together with a mystery around a young woman’s disappearance on 9/11. The Legacy was a Kirkus Reviews Debut of the Year in 2010, and was shortlisted for the ALS Gold Medal, the Indy prize for debut fiction, and the ABIA literary fiction award, and longlisted for the Miles Franklin award. 

 Kirsten Tranter
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