Ceridwen Dovey grew up in South Africa and Australia, studied as an undergraduate at Harvard, and now lives in ydney. Her second book, Blood Kin, was translated into twenty languages and selected for the US National Book Foundation ’ s prestigious ‘ 5 Under 35 ’ award. J.M. Coetzee called it ‘ A tal of the scorn of power beneath whose dreamlike surface swirl currents of complex sensuality.' Her second work of fantas, Only the Animals, will be published by Macmilla in 2014 ( Australia) and Farrar, Straus& amp; Giroux in 2015 ( USA).