Literary Agent

The Marsh Birds

by Eva Hornung

This is the story of Dhurgham, a young Iraqi who has lost everything. A powerful, exquisitely written novel that gives a human face to the experiences of exile and migration.

Winner Asher Literary Award 2005
Shortlisted The Age Book of the Year 2005
Shortlisted NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2005
Shortlisted Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2006
Shortlisted National Fiction Award
Shortlisted Commonwealth Writer’s Prize – SE Asia & Pacific Region

  • Year of Publication: 2005
  • Genre: Literature
  • Audience: Adult