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The Trespassers
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A thought-provoking mystery set on an ill-fated migrant ship heading to Australia in a disturbing near future.

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Overview

A shipload of migrant workers flees the pandemic-stricken UK, seeking a fresh start in Australia. For nine-year-old Cleary the journey promises adventure, for former nurse Billie it’s a chance to put a shameful mistake behind her, while struggling schoolteacher Tom hopes for a brighter future. But when a crew member is murdered and people start falling gravely ill, the Steadfast descends into chaos. Trapped on the ship, the trio must join forces to survive the journey and its aftermath.

The Trespassers is a beguiling novel that explores the consequences of greed, the experiences of migration and exile, and the way strangers can become the ones we hold dear.

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Meg Mundell, author of The Trespassers
Photo by Joanne Manariti Photography

Meg Mundell

Meg Mundell is a New Zealand-born writer and academic based in Melbourne. Her first novel, Black Glass, was shortlisted for two Aurealis Awards, the Barbara Jefferis Award and the Norma K. Hemming Award. She is the author of the story collection Things I Did for Money, and her fiction, essays and journalism have been widely published, including in Best Australian Stories, Meanjin, The Age, The Monthly, The Guardian, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Financial Review and Australian Book Review. Meg is also the editor of the forthcoming anthology We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging (Affirm Press), a collection of writings by people who have experienced homelessness.