Now reading: The swan book, by Alexis Wright

Alexis Wright, The swan book (Giramondo 2013) Alexis Wright received the Miles Franklin Award in 2007 for her previous novel Carpentaria. That book I started three or four times, progressing no further than the first 50 pages through the dump and pricklebush. I persisted, and undertook again the perilous journey that unfolded in the gulf…

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