Nicole Abadee talks with Kavita Bedford about her book Friends and Dark Shapes. They discuss the contours of contemporary life in the city, from insecure employment and housing, to second-generation identity, waves of migration, online dating and social alienation.
About the book
A group of friends moves into a share house in Redfern. They are all on the cusp of thirty and big life changes. Friends & Dark Shapes is a novel of love and loss, of constancy and change. Most of all, it is about looking for connection in an estranged world.
Friends & Dark Shapes is available to purchase online via The Book Room Collective.
Kavita Bedford is an Australian-Indian writer with a background in journalism, anthropology and literature. Friends & Dark Shapes is Kavita’s debut novel.
Nicole Abadee writes about books for Good Weekend, has a literary podcast, Books, Books, Books, and appears regularly as a moderator at writers’ festivals.
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