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Simon Cleary

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Simon Cleary is the author of two novels, including The Comfort of Figs (2008), which was published after the manuscript was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. His second novel, Closer to Stone (2012), was inspired by his experiences in North Africa at the commencement of the Algerian civil war in the 1990s. It went on to win the Queensland Literary Awards People’s Choice Award. He lives in Brisbane.

ALL TITLES BY SIMON CLEARY
The Comfort Of Figs
The Comfort Of Fig...
Simon Cleary


As a city is made, a family's destiny is changed forever. The unforgettable story of the birth of a city, the power of obsession and the burden of a family secret.


Closer to Stone
Closer to Stone
Simon Cleary


Set in 1993 in northern Africa (Morocco, Western Sahara and Algeria) and in the US years later, it follows the journey of Sebastian (Bas), the sculptor brother, who must go in search of his missing br ...


The War Artist
The War Artist
Simon Cleary


The most important novel about the legacy of war since Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road to the Deep North.


AWARDS
Winner of the 2012 Courier-Mail's People's Choice Awards.