The Biographer's Lover

Black Inc, 2019

‘The Biographer's Lover has a deft, steady pace so that its big reveals are quick and sharp, taking the reader somewhere between a wince and tears, leaving you with a clear feeling of recognition. It is worth every minute: the nimble clicking into place of the facts and what they mean, the belief in art and the possibility that all those unheard voices could be unearthed, and that it would matter.’The Sydney Morning Herald

‘Murray asks some serious questions about the value of women in our society - their suffering and achievements -- and challenges the mythologies built around national icons and masculinity such as sporting heroes and the ANZACs.’  ★★★★★ – Books+Publishing

‘The Biographer’s Lover is an elegant examination of the validity of memory.’ — The AU Review

For more reviews, head to Readings, The Geelong Advertiser, Forte Magazine, and The Australian Book Review.



Running Dogs

Scribe, 2012

‘Vibrant and startling, Running Dogs evokes all the colour, earthiness and glorious confusion of life in Jakarta, a city of passion and constant change.’– Tash Aw

‘Lyrical descriptions clash with harsh imagery to evoke a world of extreme privilege set among that of poverty, fear and political upheaval, where privilege and wealth are not enough protection from familial secrets and shame. Running Dogs is a powerful and nuanced debut novel.’  ★★★★ – Australian Bookseller & Publisher

‘Poetically sensuous and vividly evocative… This is a wonderfully nuanced first novel, conjuring up the visceral intensity of a crowded Asian country, where things are done differently, and European cultural sensibilities are of tenuous relevance. Highly recommended.’ – Canberra Times

‘Murray is more than just one to watch - she's one to read, right now.’ – The Age

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