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On Longing by Blanche D'Alpuget
Book DescriptionReturning to published writing for the first time in ten years, Blanche d'Alpuget's On Longing is an intimate and revealing meditation that examines the creative tension between writing and love. It is also a moving tribute to her muse and will both surprise and touch readers with its honesty. MUP's Little Books on Big Themes series pairs leading Australian thinkers and cultural figures with some of the big themes in life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780522855173
(157mm x 118mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Blanche D'Alpuget
White Eye, Paperback (August 2012)
At a remote biotechnological research centre in the Australian outback, chief scientist John Parker is developing a virulent and contagious chimera, a fatal bacterium for which there is no cure.
Monkeys in the Dark, Paperback (July 2012)
An exceptional portrayal of life and love in Indonesia among foreign residents after the 1965 coup.
Turtle Beach, Paperback (June 2012)
Judith Wilkes, an ambitious journalist, leaves her husband and two sons in Australia and goes to Malaysia to report on the international refugee crisis. Ten years earlier, Malaysia provided Judith with her first major career success, but also with a personal disaster that she would like to forget.
Winter in Jerusalem, Paperback (June 2012)» View all books by Blanche D'Alpuget
Danielle Green's reasons for returning to the city of her birth, Jerusalem, during the first Lebanon War are twofold: first, she is researching a screenplay that she hopes will make her rich; second, she is seeking a reunion with an autocratic Jewish father who has refused to acknowledge her existence for most of her life.
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Author Biography - Blanche D'Alpuget
Blanche d'Alpuget is the biographer of Richard Kirby and Bob Hawke, and author of the novels Turtle Beach and Winter in Jerusalem, among others.
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