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Book Review: An Isolated Incident by Emily Maguire

The novel opens in a small Australian country town with a young policeman informing Chris Rogers that her younger sister, Bella Michaels may have been found after having been reported missing. 457 more words

Book Reviews

'Museum of Modern Love' by Heather Rose

Genre: Fiction

I’m currently halfway through this sensational novel and it’s fast becoming one of my favourite books of 2017! This after months and months of out right saying ‘Nope!’ to the possibility of reading it because I thought it would just be another cheesy romance…well popular won this round- 379 more words

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Heather Rose, The museum of modern love (#BookReview)

As I neared the end of Heather Rose’s Stella Prize-winning novel The museum of modern love, I slowed down. I wanted, of course, to know how it was going to resolve, but I wanted to savour it too. 1,176 more words

Australian Writers

The Museum of Modern Love

Heather Rose’s Stella Prize-winning novel of 2017, The Museum of Modern Love, is a strange and sometimes moving exploration of art and artists, and what this might all reveals about ourselves and souls.   477 more words

Book Review: The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose

Title: The Museum of Modern Love

Author:  Heather Rose

Published: September 1st 2016

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

Pages: 296

Genres:  Fiction,  Literary

RRP: $27.99

Rating:  1,079 more words

2017 Reviews

Monday musings on Australian literature: Mid-year awards round-up

As is my wont, I have not been posting this year on all the awards that have been announced  – on their longlists, shortlists or even their winners – though I have done some. 561 more words

Australian Literature

Book Review: The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

The Natural Way of Things…

Book Description:

Two women awaken from a drugged sleep to find themselves imprisoned in an abandoned property in the middle of a desert in a story of two friends, sisterly love and courage – a gripping, starkly imaginative exploration of contemporary misogyny and corporate control, and of what it means to hunt and be hunted. 328 more words