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#Take 2: A Brief Take on the Australian Novel, by Jean-Francois Vernay, translated by Marie Ramsland
The Last Days of Ava Langdon is an affectionate homage to the Australian author Eve Langley, (1904-1974), but it’s also an homage to eccentricity.
In this generous and respectful fictionalisation of Langley’s life, there’s a boy who lives near Ava who taunts her each time he sees her. 1,077 more words
Yes, you read that title correctly: a book about Australian literature that’s been translated into English. And it’s called A Brief Take because it uses cinematic techniques within the pages of the book. 1,413 more words
This year’s Vogel Award winner, The Memory Artist is a departure from the kind of Australian themed books that we have become used to with this prize. 1,819 more words