What is it about old houses that stirs the imagination? Is it the presence of the house itself? Its shuttered windows, its gaping doors...the long tunnel of its hall? Or is it the remembrance of some dark and secret episode of childhood? Some shameful, long-buried memory we dare t share? Gary Crew asked twelve of Australia s finest writers what lurks in the dark house of their imagination and they dared to tell. If you dare to listen ...Dark House includes contributions from Isobelle Carmody, Gary Crew, Victor Kelleher, Peter Lawrance, David McRobbie, James Moloney and Gillian Rubinstein. Gary Crew is a four-time winner of the CBC Book of the Year Award, as well as numerous other national and international awards.
Gary Crew is well known for his rich, multi-layered and intensely suspenseful bestselling novels for young adults. Four times the winner of the CBC Book of the Year Award, as well as other numerous awards, Gary was a high school English teacher for eighteen years, before turning to university lecturing and full-time writing. He lives in Queensland.