12 Edmondstone Street

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Chatto & Windus, 1985 - Literary Criticism - 134 pages
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User Review  - Belle - Goodreads

I think this book probably deserves four stars. This piece is a beautifully nostalgic and sentimental description of four places that truly ruminate in the reader's mind. I found it identifiably ... Read full review

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User Review  - Katrina - Goodreads

A collection of four short pieces about places Malouf has lived in or stayed in, each vividly conjures up the place and his time there. My favourite was A Foot in the Stream, a essay/description of the streets and people of Bombay. Read full review

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David Malouf was born in 1934 in Brisbane, Australia. He attended Brisbane Grammar School and graduated from the University of Queensland. Malouf's first published work was "Interiors" in 1962. Since then, he has published eight poetry collections, eight novels, an autobiography and a play. He has also written the libretto for Richard Meale's opera, "Voss." He has been awarded the Prix Femina Etranger, the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Pascall Prize. David Malouf uses life in Australia as a major theme in his work, with much of his fiction recreating his childhood in Brisbane.

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