Author(s): Kirsten Tranter
They were originally five. Elliot. Brian. Tallis. Cameron. And Dylan - charismatic Dylan - the mediator, the leader, the man each one turned to in a time of crisis. Five close friends, bonded in college, still coming together for their annual trip to Las Vegas. This year they are four. Four friends, sharing a common loss: Dylan's tragic death. A common loss that, upon their arrival in Vegas, will bring with it a common threat: one that will make them question who their departed friend really was, and whether he is even worthy of their grief. A COMMON LOSS is Kirsten Tranter's follow-up to her critically acclaimed debut, The Legacy. Yet again, Tranter's weave of watertight prose and literary sensibilities shows her to be a born writer with a precocious control of storytelling and style.
Kirsten Tranter grew up in Sydney and lived in New York from 1998 to 2006, where she completed a PhD on English Renaissance literature at Rutgers University. She has published fiction, poetry and literary criticism. Her first novel was THE LEGACY. She lives in Sydney with her husband and son.