Karen Viggers

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Karen Viggers is the author of The Stranding (2008), The Lightkeeper’s Wife (2011), The Grass Castle (2014) and The Orchardist's Daughter (2019). Her work enjoys particular success in France, where she has sold more than 800,000 copies. The Lightkeeper's Wife (La Memoire de embruns) received the Les Petits Mots des Libraires Prix Litteraire.

Karen is also a wildlife veterinarian who has worked in the remotest areas on Earth, including the Kimberley and Antartica - experience that informs all of her writing.

About The Garret

In 2019 The Garret is a finalist in the Australian Podcast Awards in the Literature, Arts and Music category.

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