Chloe Hooper: "I want more emotional depth in a story like this."

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Oct 05 2018 23 mins   1
Chloe Hooper’s The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island (2008) won the Victorian, New South Wales, West Australian and Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards, as well as the John Button Prize for Political Writing, and a Ned Kelly Award for crime writing. Her new book is called The Arsonist, which delves into the minds of those who become arsonists and why. Focusing on the horrific event known as Black Saturday, Chloe has written a powerful and real-life thriller. Books mentioned in this podcast: The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper —> The Tall Man by Chloe Hooper —> Hosts: John Purcell and Robert O’Hearn Guest: Chloe Hooper