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‘The Slap’ by Christos Tsiolkas

When The Slap first came out a little under 10 years ago, it felt like everyone was reading it – and had an opinion. ‘Whose side are you on?’ was the question. 504 more words

Literature

Greek Tragedy – by Christos Tsiolkas (in conversation with Yanis Varoufakis)

Novelist Christos Tsiolkas (The Slap, Baraccuda etc.) wrote this piece (for the Australian magazine MONTHLY) from a Greek-Australian perspective (after the two of us had talked extensively over the telephone)./ 4,215 more words

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Slap

Slap, slap, slap.

It’s a funny word.

It can just as equally conjure a comic kipper slap or Tango Man, as much as a moment of discomforting supermarket abuse. 366 more words

Humanism

'The Jesus Man' by Christos Tsiolkas

Fiction – paperback; Random House Australia; 414 pages; 1999.

Christos Tsiolkas is one of those writers who divide opinion: you either love him or hate him. 538 more words

Book Review

Trailer of the Day: Head On

Revelation Perth International Film Festival in association with Cinema Australia proudly present a celebration of Australian film – past present and future – through a program of monthly screenings. 107 more words

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Get a Load of This

I recently read Christos Tsiolkas’ first novel, ‘Loaded’ (1995). It passed me by at the time of publication, but his reputation has grown and grown since. 334 more words