Jeremy Chambers was born in 1974 and lives in Melbourne. His first novel, The Vintage and the Gleaning, was inspired by summers spent working as a vineyard labourer whilst at school and university.
'Chamber's understated account of a retired sheep shearer in a small Australian town deserves a wide readership' Catherine Taylor, Guardian. — Guardian
'What a stupendous book. A wonderful, gripping story, beautifully told. He's the real thing; M.J. Hyland. — MJ Hyland
'This terrific Australian first novel is set in a working world. Chambers writes very powerfully about the sadness of memory' Kate Saunders, Sunday Times. — Sunday Times
'A small gem of a book ... Tiptoe through pages of beautiful prose, nodding in admiration at lovingly rendered descriptions' Time Out. — Time Out
'I've been waiting for years to read this strangely beguiling book' Alex Miller. — Alex Miller
'Written with an authentic voice and infused with beauty, brutality and sadness, this is a compelling observation of men, women and country. A remarkably accomplished debut novel that is unputdownable' Irish Tatler. — Irish Tatler