Inspired by the activist and green party founder Petra Kelly – a woman who transformed history, only to find herself caught up in a triangle of love, jealousy and murder. Read more…

Petra is a masterpiece – a fierce, humane and powerful novel for our times.”
—Madeleine Thien, winner, Giller Prize, for Do Not Say We Have Nothing

“A miracle of a novel.”
—Joan Thomas, winner, Governor General’s award for Five Wives

“A brilliantly realized and compelling novel. Shaena Lambert raises historical questions that haunt us all.”
—Wayne Grady, author of Up from Freedom and Emancipation Day

Available September 2020

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Shaena Lambert is an acclaimed novelist, short story writer and teacher — author of two novels and two short story collections.

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Shaena and daughter arrested for crossing the police barrier at the Kinder Morgan (now Trans Mountain) pipeline facility