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Past the Shallows – when seeing through two eyes can be better than one

When it comes to writing fiction, few choices are as important than the choice of point of view. Who is telling the story? If they are a character in the story, what is their role and how to do they perceive events? 813 more words

Aaron Cox

Dear Santa

I’m good (or at least not on the naughty list yet), how are you? Snowed under, I bet. So I thought you’d appreciate my wish list before this year buries us all under an avalanche of to-dos, not-dones, and oh-well-maybe-next-years. 257 more words


Hesitant Book Review of When the Night Comes

Favel’s Parrett’s Past the Shallows made it to my Loved List – it is a beautiful and haunting story of three brothers from a broken family. 270 more words

Australian Literature

When the Night Comes by @FavelParrett

Australian author Favel Parrett has been shortlisted for several  prizes and her evocative new novel, When The Night Comes, now on order,  is the story of growing up, both as a child and as an adult. 233 more words

Book Reviews

Interview with 'When the Night Comes' author Favel Parrett

Favel Parrett  is an writer based in Victoria, Australia. Her first novel, Past the Shallows, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary award 2012 and also won the Dobbie Literary Prize and Newcomer of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards.  578 more words


Return Trip: Australia

Sometimes one book per country isn’t enough. Now that I’m on the lookout for international authors, their books jump out at me and I can’t refuse them even if I’ve already covered their territory. 123 more words

World Literature

Review: Favel Parrett's "When the Night Comes"

There’s been a lot of expectation built up around Favel Parrett’s second novel, When the Night Comes, and I must say it’s been worth the wait. 107 more words