Synopses & Reviews
From the internationally acclaimed author of "Remembering Babylon" comes a collection of evocative stories that encompass a half-century of Australian life. From tropical settings to backsoil country, from the aboriginal outback to city streets, these stories conjure the complexity of memory and the stuff of dreams.
About the Author
David Malouf is the author of, among other works, ten novels, including Remembering Babylon, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1993, was named by Time as one of the best works of fiction for that year, and received the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Fiction in 1994. Malouf divides his time between Australia and Tuscany.
David Malouf's Child's Play, The Conversations at Curlow Creek, Fly Away Peter, The Great World, Harland's Half Acre, An Imaginary Life, and Remembering Babylon are available in paperback from Vintage Books.
Table of Contents
At Schindler's -- Closer -- Dream stuff -- Night training -- Sally's story -- Jacko's reach -- Lone pine -- Blacksoil country -- Great day.