By James Wilcox
By James Wilcox
By Helen Hodgman,Danielle Wood
In Helen Hodgman’s dazzlingly written debut a tender girl is trapped in a small urban on an island on the finish of the world—by motherhood and an absent husband, by way of busybody in-laws and neighbours, by means of a colorless society but to throw off the shackles of its colonial previous. A darkly humorous story of a crack-up in stultifying suburbia, Blue Skies marked the emergence of a special, acerbic voice in Australian fiction.
This variation comprises an advent by way of the acclaimed Tasmanian writer Danielle wooden.
The clock continually stated 3 within the afternoon, it doesn't matter what you probably did to it…No topic what you attempted, the day ran out then, and there has been not anything left to fill it with.
Helen Hodgman is the writer of the novels Blue Skies (1976), Jack and Jill (1978; winner of the Somerset Maugham Award), Broken Words (1988; winner of the Christina Stead Prize), Passing Remarks (1996), Waiting for Matindi (1998) and The undesirable Policeman (2001).
‘Singularly searing and cruel prose.’ Sunday Age
‘As clean, punchy and suitable now because it used to be on its [first] release…A compelling vision.’ Australian
‘Scarily unforgettable.’ Peter Conrad
‘Strange and memorable.’ Eva Hornung
‘The very essence of Tasmanian gothic.’ Carmel Bird
‘Sensuous…Prickly as a sea urchin.’ Nicholas Shakespeare
‘A convincing research of a girl slowly wasting her mind.’ Sunday Herald
‘Elegantly written, atmospheric.’ Brenda Niall, Australian booklet Review
‘Has a masterpiece’s energy to please and discomfort.’ Sunday Tasmanian
‘Stylistically assured…Daring and persuasive in its depiction of a managed and vengeful anguish.’ Peter Pierce, Sydney Morning Herald
By Linda Busby Parker,James E. Robertson,Patsy Busby Dow
By Brad Alan Lewis
By Karin E. J. Kolland
"Karma ist der Klebstoff, der uns an das bindet, used to be wir verursacht haben", sagt die Roman-Hauptfigur Nora am Ende einer langen Erfahrung. Sie hat die Gesetze des Kosmos verstanden: Guten Taten folgen gute Wirkungen und umgekehrt. Die Figuren dieses Romans führen den Leser an Grenzthemen und auch an Grenzerfahrungen, wie beispielsweise Bisexualität und drogen. Sie zeigen ihm nicht nur Licht und Hoffnung, sondern auch die Schattenseiten menschlicher Existenz, die durch Vergebung und Liebe Heilung finden.
Der Nerv unserer Zeit wird berührt mit der Hoffnung, dass kosmische Gerechtigkeit über die von Menschen gemachte siegt, denn Liebe ist grenzenlos.
Atemberaubend spannender Liebesroman. Eine Zeitreise einer modernen Frau um sich selbst zu entdecken.
By Erna Brodber
These are only a few of the characters who inhabit Erna Brodber’s selection of brief tales approximately Jamaican girls. attractive and soaking up, but without delay either sobering and positive, the area is a excessive Hill, demonstrates the multifaceted nature of the Jamaican lady, confronted with the entire trials the excessive hill of the area provides, now and then a steeper climb for a few greater than for others.
The tales are preceded with an enlightening foreword via Professor Verene Shepherd and shut with an both instructive interview with the writer via Professor Carolyn Cooper. during this assortment Brodber departs from her ordinary lengthy shape novel. She continues to be even though, an uncompromising and empowering voice in Caribbean and black literature.
Erna Brodber is a Jamaican sociologist and novelist. She is the writer of Jane and Louisa Will quickly Come domestic (1980), Myal (1988) and Louisiana (1994). renowned for her emphasis on non-Western methods of supporting Africans of the diaspora comprehend themselves, she has taught on the college of the West Indies in addition to at numerous universities throughout North the USA and within the united kingdom. She has been the recipient of diverse awards together with the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Canada and the Caribbean. the realm is a excessive Hill is her first choice of brief stories.
By Barbara G.Tarn
By Jo Ann Lordahl
By Luis Balada Ortega
By Virginia M. Scott