Brian Castro's award-winning novel, The Garden Book , is a meditation on loneliness, addiction and exploitation. Set in the years between the Depression and the Second World War in Australia's Dandenong Ranges, it follows the emotionally turbulent life of the beautiful Swan Hay (born Shuang He)--her marriage to the passionate yet brutal Darcy Damon, her love affair with the aviator Jasper Zenlin and her rise to literary fame overseas after her poetry is translated into French without her knowledge. Fifty years after her ...

The Garden Book 2017, Kaya Press, Los Angeles, CA

ISBN-13: 9781885030078

Trade paperback

The Garden Book 2012, Ltd, Richmond, BC

ISBN-13: 9781459646087

Large type / large print edition