"The best stories change you. The Vanishing Act is that kind of tale" Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus "A strange poetic and ghostly story... There are echoes of C.S. Lewis's The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe but otherwise there is a rare freshness to her storytelling. She relies on using sophisticated but sparse language to create a magical world and story about the grown-up themes of love, loss and - intriguingly - philosophy that can be read and enjoyed by both grown-ups and young adults. And not a vampire in sight" Daily Mail "Works just as well as a one-dimensional story as it does a thought provoking fable as the beautifully written, haunting set pieces testify" -- Ani Johnson Bookbag "It is abundant in terms of atmosphere and the beautiful innocence of childhood" PA Review - South Wales Argus "A perfectly poised, fable-like tale of loss, written with delightful whimsy, deep empathy and a beguiling sense of innocence" Graeme Base
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About the Author
was born in Denmark in 1964. She holds degrees in philosophy and creative writing and is the author of several plays. The Vanishing Act
is her first novel. She lives in Sydney, Australia.