Review: Marion Halligan's Word's For Lucy is a rich gift of a book

By Karen Viggers
May 20 2022 - 2:00pm
Canberra author Marion Halligan has been writing about her daughter Lucy for 18 years. Picture: Keegan Carroll
  • Words for Lucy, by Marion Halligan. Thames & Hudson, $32.99.

Marion Halligan is a Canberra literary icon. If you walk into Muse restaurant and bookshop in Canberra, you will be greeted by her colourful portrait on the wall. Her expression is pensive and enigmatic, suggestive of the woman herself.