And life goes on, which seems kind of strange and cruel when you’re watching someone die.

Melina Marchetta in On the Jellicoe Road

About Melina Marchetta

Carmelina Marchetta (born 25 March 1965) is an Australian writer and teacher. Marchetta is best known as the author of teen novels, Looking for Alibrandi, Saving Francesca and On the Jellicoe Road. She has twice been awarded the CBCA Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers, in 1993 and...

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