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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


'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

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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


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

Merciless Gods by Christos Tsiolkas

Merciless Gods is a collection of short stories by Australian author Christos Tsiolkas, who is best known for writing The Slap. I read and enjoyed both… 271 more words


The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

Contemporary Australia has a long, hard look at itself through the brutal mirror that is The Slap. There could be none better than Tsiolkas to guide us on our journey through the lives of eight suburban Australians whose already-intertwined lives get further entangled when one of The Eight slaps a child who is not his own. 352 more words

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