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Penguin Random House Australia, Sep 14, 2012 - Fiction - 168 pages
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Scission, Tim Winton's first collection of short fiction, contains spare, jagged stories in which people struggle with change and disintegration.

These startling stories deal with men, women and children whose lives are coming apart and whose hearts are breaking. Honest, beautiful, shattering tales - vintage Winton.

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User Review  - BlackSheepDances - LibraryThing

Thanks to an online friend in Australia, I have a link to some hard to find Winton novels to complete my collection. Yay! Scission came in the mail today. It's his first collection of short stories ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adrianburke1 - LibraryThing

Only read the first story but that was enough to award high marks. Well written so that you are with the child and yet also outside looking on. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Tim Winton has published twenty-nine books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia.

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