The Reasons I Won't be Coming

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Picador, 1999 - Australia - 314 pages
Collection of short stories exploring lost opportunities, corporate betrayals, hopes, fears and desire and dealing with lovers, poets, lawyers, immigrants, students and murderers. The story The Reasons I Won't be Coming' won the 'Age' short story competition. The author's other publications include 'Three Dollars'.

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I love Elliot Perlman. The thing about an anthology is that it's very difficult to write a cohesive review of the entire text without just talking about each individual story. I was surprised that the ... Read full review


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A richly varied collection of nine stories, first published in 2000, from the Australian barrister and author whose 2004 novel Seven Types of Ambiguity was a major critical success.Perlman's brisk ... Read full review

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