“How much can one friend be asked to give another? The Spare Room is a moving, powerful, and even funny story of two woman whose friendship is tested by cancer and an inability to let go of what was.”
— Aly Valentine, Harrison Street Books, Easton, MD
Helen lovingly prepares her spare room for her friend Nicola. She is coming to visit for three weeks, to receive treatment she believes will cure her cancer.
About the Author
Helen Garner was born in Geelong, Australia, in 1942. Her award-winning books, including "The Spare Room, M""onkey Grip", "The First Stone", and "Joe Cinque's Consolation", include novels, stories, screenplays, and works of nonfiction. She lives in Australia.