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This Week in Books (December 6)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost & Found my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I am reading this week. A similar meme is run by… 547 more words

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Helen Garner, Why she broke: The woman, her children and the lake (#Review)

Three years ago I reviewed Helen Garner’s This house of grief about Robert Farquharson who drove his car into a dam in Victoria, resulting in the deaths of his three sons. 954 more words

Australian Literature

La stanza degli ospiti - Helen Garner

È un privilegio prepare la stanza in cui dormirà qualcun altro.
Elizabeth Jolley

Helen ha sessantacinque anni e si prepara ad accogliere la sua amica Nicola, affetta da un cancro in stadio terminale.

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Everywhere I Look by Helen Garner

Everywhere I Look is a collection of memories, essays and true stories by respected Australian author Helen Garner.

I attempted to read Monkey Grip by Helen Garner a few years ago and while I enjoyed the author’s actual style, the idiocy of the characters annoyed me so much that I didn’t finish the novel. 789 more words


Weekly Wrap Up (November 12)

Last weekend I met up with my very best friend in Bath and we spent a long weekend talking, visiting the Roman Baths, drinking gin, some more talking, a bit of shopping and visiting the Fashion Museum in this beautiful city. 1,233 more words

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Why I was rubbish at writing for adults

News flash

Some people think I’m arrogant.

They think, where does she get off, dishin’ out all this advice about creative writing? She doesn’t know everything. 685 more words

A Kindle binge with Helen Garner ...

The best thing about getting older is realising that others are getting older at the same rate, especially your favourite writers. They’ve been writing for years and years, and you’ve been reading away alongside. 361 more words