The Voyage

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Text Publishing Company, Sep 26, 2012 - Fiction - 208 pages
  • A major book from one of Australia's most acclaimed and award-winning writers
  • The Voyage is an extraordinary achievement from one of the giants of the Australian literary world
  • A piano maker travels from Sydney to Vienna hoping to find an opening in the European market with his revolutionary instrument. Upon meeting the beguiling Amalia von Schalla and her daughter Elisabeth, a complicated love story unfolds.
  • Author is the winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award
  • Major press interview on publication
  • Beautiful hardcover edition makes it the perfect Christmas gift for lovers of fine literature
  • Sales of Eucalyptus and The Pages are close to 150,000
  • Author lives in Sydney

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

I liked this okay as I was reading it, and I like it a lot more for reading all the negative reviews. Bail does the now standard modernist version of is-this-now-or-is-this-a-memory-and-what's-the ... Read full review

The Voyage

User Review  - Thorpe-Bowker and Contributors - Books+Publishing

Murray Bail has been masterfully reinventing his writing for more than 30 years in short fiction, novels, criticism and art history. In The Voyage, his first novel in three years, it's fair to say he ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Murray Bail was born in Adelaide in 1941. He has won numerous awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award for Eucalyptus. His most recent novel, The Pages, was published in 2008 to great acclaim.

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