Coal Creek sees Alex Miller, twice a winner of the Miles Franklin Award, return to his ‘stone country’ roots. Set mostly in the aftermath of WWII, it’s the story of Bobby Blue (Blewit), told in a distinctive first person voice that is suffused with the simple yet wise lyricism of the people of the scrub country that comprises the Queensland ranges inland from Townsville. 757 more words
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Lovesong by Alex Miller
This book is achingly sad – but it’s a funny sort of happy-sad.
It is a beautiful love story, metered through several lenses. 94 more words