Nikki Gemmell tells of the turmoil of losing her mother to suicide

“She would have been the magnificent single, childless woman – she would have seized life,” Gemmell tells Guardian Australia. “All the opportunities came too late.” Instead, Elayn’s frustration with missed opportunities bubbled over into her relationship with her highly successful daughter – now a columnist at the Weekend Australian and the ...

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After

Pre-order now HERE An elderly woman is found dead by builders, in her favourite armchair, in front of the television. As the police officers knock on her daughter’s front door and inform her of her mother’s death, they take her inside and pull out their notebooks to record what the anguished daughter is saying. ...

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The Bride Stripped Bare

Nikki Gemmell's fourth novel, originally published anonymously, was an international literary sensation. The following is an interview that was conducted by Peter Babiek for the Canadian literary journal "SubTerrain," in July 2004. Is this novel "literary pornography"? Goodness no. It's basically a very honest take on sex, from a woman's perspective. When ...

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