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3:AM Top 5: Evie Wyld

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Evie Wyld is the author of After the Fire, A Still Small Voice, described as “stunningly good”, a “superb first novel” and “beautifully moody”. To celebrate the success of the book – and a spanking new website – here are five books that in some way influenced Evie:

1. Bits of Me are Falling ApartWilliam Leith
Lonely and funny.

2. Terra Nullius: A Journey Through No One’s LandSven Lindqvist & Sarah Death Non-fiction about the landscape of Australia and the people who live in it.

3. In the Winter DarkTim Winton
A brilliant horror story.

4. The Quiet AmericanGraham Greene
The only fiction I read about Vietnam.

5. Exit WoundsRutu Modan
Graphic fiction about difficult relationships made more difficult by old family problems.

First posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009.

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