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A short review of The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas (2008) - fiction

1 out of 5 stars.

I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to hate Australians, to be resolutely bogged down by the inescapable despair of the lives of train-wreck individuals. 279 more words


devouring Barracuda

The book: Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

Start time: Thursday 14th May approximately 11 p.m.

Finish time: Sunday 24th May approximately 8:45 a.m.

Number of pages: 513… 358 more words


How not to network at Writer's Week, Adelaide

My whole plan for WW 2014, from the start and all along, was to meet Christos Tsiolkas and get him to get his agent to read my novel. 1,312 more words


Christos Tsiolkas, the postmodern Balzac?

The Slap is a novel by Chris Tsiolkas, 2010, and was the winner of The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize.

Christos Tsiolkas (b. 1965), author of the award-winning novel… 514 more words

Christos Tsiolkas

Spring Clean

Happy Easter! I hope you haven’t eaten all your chocolate eggs just yet. In this weeks blog post I will be discussing wanting a change, the Leader Debate, InspirApril and Wicked the Musical. 962 more words

Everyday Ramblings

"The Slap" and pop culture during Easter Week

The explosion of popular culture as a business in the early 20th century brought forth a specialized type of reporter and pseudo-critic. They didn’t have to know much about history, psychology, ideology, or institutions, as long as they were hip to sales, ads, ratings, and such like—whatever the studios put out for mass delectation. 783 more words

Popular Culture

Not such an express dash

Hi everyone and welcome to this weeks blog post. It’s a bit of a quick one this week as I have been busy this weekend with Comic Con and rehearsals. 687 more words

Everyday Ramblings