Australian Authors

Christopher Koch Book List

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Christopher Koch was born and educated in Tasmania. For a good deal of his life he was a broadcasting producer, working for the ABC in Sydney. He has lived and worked in London and elsewhere overseas. He has been a fulltime writer since 1972, winning international praise and a number of awards for his six previous novels, many of which are translated in a number of European countries. One of his novels, The YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY, was made into a film by Peter Weir and was nominated for an Academy Award. He has twice won the Miles Franklin award for fiction: for THE DOUBLEMAN and HIGHWAYS TO A WAR. In 1995 Koch was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for his contribution to Australian literature. He passed away in 2013.


Stand Alone

The Memory Room (2007)


Non-Crime

The Boys in the Island (1958)
Across the Sea Wall (1965)
The Year of Living Dangerously (1978)
The Doubleman (1986)
Highways to a War (1995)
Lost Voices (2012)