The striking debut by David Malouf, now one of the most criticallly acclaimed and popular authors in Australian literature.Winner of the Victorian Premier's Literary Award and the Vance Palmer Award for Fiction.
David Malouf is the internationally acclaimed author of novels including The Great World (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' prize and the Prix Femina Etranger), Remembering Babylon (shortlisted for the Booker Prize and winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), An Imaginary Life, Conversations at Curlow Creek and his autobiographical classic 12 Edmondstone Street. His Collected Stories won the 2008 Australia-Asia Literary Award, and his story collections are Dream Stuff and Every Move You Make where met with critical acclaim. In 2008 Malouf was the Scottish Arts' Council Muriel Spark International Fellow. Born in 1934 in Brisbane, he now lives in Sydney.
Meticulous... precise... often very beautiful * The Times *
Extraordinary and compelling * Observer *
David Malouf is a fine writer * Sunday Telegraph *