Let Sleeping Gods Lie
Shortlisted in the 2007 Australian/NZ IP Picks Awards
Dianne Gray’s Let Sleeping Gods Lie swayed the judges with a flair for Australian setting and humour, lively characterization and the playful delivery of the rather tricky themes of religion and the quest for truth.
Let Sleeping Gods Lie is a gutsy fiction novel delivered through a natural, easygoing style, allowing readers to steep in a vivid sense of country Queensland as the storyline unfolds.
Gently calling upon all of the senses and adorned with natural beauty, Dianne Gray’s Let Sleeping Gods Lie layers the narrative with powerful themes examining religion and the shadow it can cast across a landscape, through communities and within families. The plot is propelled by the strong elements of mystery and moth-balled family secrets, while the characters populating the story can’t help but make us laugh.
Reviews of Let Sleeping Gods Lie
Nick Landau is a biker. A lone wolf who escaped a childhood crushed by the strict and cruel rules of his obsessive religious family. Now he is coming home to face the demons of his past.