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Hymns for the Drowning

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Set in an unnameable city and told by an unnamed narrator, this novel follows the writer's search for a pair of lovers from an ancient tapestry, on the day of a city parade. The reader is led through the maze of his memory, meeting his Aunt Ida and Archer the clown, never our of costume.
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Christopher Cyrill was born in 1970.His novel, The Ganges and its Tributaries was published in 1993, and was shortlisted for both the Victorian Premier's Award and the NSW Premier's Award. Other achievements include being nominated for Young Victorian of the Year and being awarded the Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship (both in 1994). Christopher's stories have been published in a range of anthologies including, Men Love Sex, Blur, Pub Fiction and Smashed. He has also published non-fiction articles and critical essays in literary journals such as Meanjin. He has written for radio and will have a radio play performed in December of this year on Radio National as well as previously writing comedy for Radio 3FOX and 3PBS in Melbourne. He is currently writing the final story in his book of stories The American South, which has attracted interest from both Australian and overseas publishers, as well as negotiating another radio play with

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