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Elliot Perlman

Hell is the special pain that dwells in that loss which you yourself have caused.  — Elliot Perlman, Seven Types of Ambiguity. (Riverhead Books December 6, 2005)

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The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman

What motivates a writer to compose a work of fiction? To entertain? To provide an escape from mundanities? To enlighten? To invite the reader to consider something new or ponder a fresh perspective on something old? 403 more words

Elliot Perlman

Listen – all that she was then, all that she is now, those gestures, everything I remember but won’t or can’t articulate anymore, the perfect words that are somehow made imperfect when used to describe her and all that should remain unsaid about her – it is all unsupported by reason. 44 more words

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10 (more) of my favourite novels from Australia

To mark Australia Day (26 January), I thought I would put together a list of some of my favourite Australian novels.

This isn’t the first time I’ve done this: back in 2005 I published a list entitled… 1,521 more words

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