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Christos Tsiolkas

Unless you happen to be on WordPress now, it’s probably going to be a little late for you; I am currently watching Big Ideas, the ep with an interview by David Marr with Christos Tsiolkas, and it expires at 5PM today, so I hope you get the opportunity to watch it.  921 more words

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Characters and Objects

Look at someone’s room and you’ll know something of its owner. The sunroom with a bright rug of crotchet-squares hanging over a wooden rocker. The rumpus room with the giant flat-screened TV and the brick bar in the corner. 234 more words


The slap

Yesterday night I finished reading The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas and I already miss its characters.

This novel has been first published in 2008 and it takes place in Melbourne.   148 more words


Review: "Barracuda" by Christos Tsiolkas

Rachel Wilson reviews Christos Tsiolkas’s latest release


After enjoying The Slap, I looked forward to reading Christos Tsiolkas’ next novel, Barracuda. Barracuda is the story of Danny Kelly, a young Australian competitive swimmer and his journey through the trials of training and competing as a teenager through to failing to make the grade and how he copes, or rather doesn’t cope, with that failure. 321 more words


Sight Lines

There’s a new website for the Anthology I edited and appear in which includes a couple bios for me. It’s pretty cool, you should pick up… 98 more words


Recent Reads: 'Barracuda' By Christos Tsiolkas

My thoughts on Barracuda remain divided. Honestly, I didn’t love this novel, but I didn’t hate it either. Having said that, I definitely think you should read it. 243 more words

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