Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria (2006)

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When a novel begins with a tale of the world's origins, readers can expect an expansive tale. 2006; Constable & Robinson Ltd, 2008 When that origins tale shakes convention by the tail, readers can expect the kind of storytelling that sets aside the ordinary and places the extraordinary

Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria (2006)2014-07-11T15:53:29-05:00

Miles Franklin Award Winner 1978: Tirra Lirra by the River

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"Food and hot tea lift my spirits." So says Nora Porteous, who has returned to her family home in Australia, a “wretched and slothful old woman”. 1978; Penguin Books, 1984 Well, some might think her so. Wretched. Slothful. Old. At least, she muses that it's possible. But Nora works against

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