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Falling Woman by Susan Hawthorne
Book DescriptionNoted Australian author Susan Hawthorne creates a desert odyssey as she interweaves the emotional and physical journeys of her central characters. In doing so she has written a powerful exploration of myth and place, survival and self. Through Stella's experience and struggles of epilepsy, Susan Hawthorne also offers a rare and extraordinary insight into the mystery of a condition all but ignored by modern literature. Set in a living, chameleon landscape, "The Falling Woman" is laced with startling allegory and imagery intertwining the worlds the science and spirituality, creating a psychological narrative of power and originality.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781876756369
(130mm x 200mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Spinifex Press
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Susan Hawthorne
Bibliodiversity, Paperback (September 2014)
A scathing critique of the global publishing industry: free speech and fair speech, environmental costs of mainstream publishing and promises and challenges of the move to digital publishing. Susan is Director of Spinifex Press
Lupa and Lamb, Paperback (August 2014)
This collection of imagist poems combines mythology, archaeology, and translation. Susan Hawthorne draws on the history and prehistory of Rome and its neighbours to explore how the past is remembered. Susan Hawthorne is a poet, novelist, aerialist, political activist and author of ten books.
Cow, Paperback (February 2011)
Cow leaps and flies into imaginative realms carrying mythology and language. Cow creates the universe, the galaxies and travels through the sky as a herd of stars. Cow writes love poetry and ponders lost histories. Susan Hawthorne's new collection of poems will surprise and delight and make you see the world anew.
Valence, Paperback (January 2011)» View all books by Susan Hawthorne
Valence: in chemistry, the number of bonds within the elements of an atom; in linguistics, the number of arguments controlled by a verbal predicate; in psychology, the emotional charge an event or the connection between two people have.
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Author Biography - Susan Hawthorne
Susan Hawthorne is a poet, novelist, aerialist, political activist and author of ten books. She grew up on a farm in rural New South Wales. She has degrees in Ancient Greek and Sanskrit as well as in Philosophy, and a PhD in Political Science and Women's Studies from the University of Melbourne. In 2009, Susan was an Asialink Literature Resident at the University of Madras, India and is Adjunct Professor in the Writing Program at James Cook University, Townsville and an ASA Mentor. Susan is Director of Spinifex Press and has played a leading role among independent Australian publishers in innovative and eBook publishing.
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