David Malouf's first novel is an evocation of an Australian boyhood and early adulthood during the 1940s and 1950s. It recreates the sleazy tropical half-city that was wartime Brisbane and captures a generation locked in combat with the elusive Australian dream. By the author of "Antipodes".
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David Malouf is internationally recognised as one of the world's finest and most versatile contemporary writers. Since his first collection of poetry in 1962, he has published novels, short stories, collections of poetry, opera libretti, a play and a volume of autobiography. His novels include An Imaginary Life, Harland's Half Acre, The Conversations at Curlaw Creek, The Great World, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger in 1991, and Remembering Babylon, shortlisted for the 1993 Booker Prize and winner of the inaugural international IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Born and brought up in Brisbane, David Malouf lives in Sydney.
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