The overall intent of creative writing is not to inform.
It is to stir the emotions, to elicit an emotional response.
The novel, The Lieutenant, by Kate Grenville can be found in the Resource Centre in the Senior fiction shelves at GREN.
Read about the inspiration and influence behind Kate Grenville's novel in these readers notes.
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Soon after The Secret River was published there was controversy over claims that Kate Grenville was purporting that she wrote history. Read about this controversy to help understand the novel and the historical context in which it is set.
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