12 Edmondstone Street

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Chatto & Windus, 1985 - Literary Criticism - 134 pages
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David Malouf's writing is not bold and brash, but is often quite perfect in the way it articulates the most ordinary of thoughts. He isn't verbose in his description, yet, when describing the house in ... Read full review

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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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