Spring Time: Michelle De Kretser


Spring Time: Michelle De Kretser


“Springtime” by Michelle de Kretser is a captivating novel set in modern-day Sydney, Australia, exploring themes of love, loss, and renewal through the lives of its diverse characters during the enchanting season of spring.

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“Springtime” by Michelle de Kretser is a captivating novel that immerses readers in the vibrant world of modern-day Sydney, Australia. Set against the backdrop of the city’s lush landscapes and bustling streets, the story follows a diverse cast of characters as they navigate the complexities of love, loss, and redemption during the enchanting season of spring.

At the heart of the novel is Frances, a retired actress grappling with the challenges of aging and the ghosts of her past. As Frances reflects on her life and relationships, she finds unexpected solace and companionship in the company of her eclectic group of friends, including her witty neighbor, a troubled young artist, and a charming bookstore owner.

Through richly layered prose and evocative imagery, Michelle de Kretser skillfully captures the essence of Sydney in bloom, weaving together themes of renewal, growth, and the cyclical nature of life. As the characters confront their own personal demons and search for meaning in a rapidly changing world, they discover that true beauty and resilience can be found in the simple joys of friendship, art, and connection.

With its vividly drawn characters, lyrical writing, and poignant exploration of the human experience, “Springtime” is a captivating and thought-provoking novel that celebrates the transformative power of the season and the enduring bonds that unite us all. Michelle de Kretser’s masterful storytelling invites readers on a journey of self-discovery and rediscovery, reminding us that even in the midst of life’s uncertainties, there is always hope and the promise of new beginnings.

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Weight 195 g

Michelle De Kretser





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