A History of Books

Author(s): Gerald Murnane


This new work by Gerald Murnane is a fictionalised autobiography told in thirty sections, each of which begins with the memory of a book that has left an image on the writer's mind. The titles aren't given but the reader follows the clues, recalling in the process a parade of authors, the great, the popular, and the now - forgotten. The images t...


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Gerald Murnane has published eight previous works of fiction, Tamarisk Row, A Lifetime on Clouds, The Plains, Landscape with Landscape, Inland, Velvet Waters, Emerald Blue and Barley Patch; and a collection of essays, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs. Murnane is a recipient of the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature and an Emeritus Fellowship from the Literature Board of the Australia Council.

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  • : 9781920882853
  • : Giramondo Publishing Company
  • : Giramondo Publishing Co
  • : April 2012
  • : ---length:- '21'width:- '15'units:- Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : books

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  • : Gerald Murnane
  • : Paperback
  • : 5-Dec
  • : 216