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Returning 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 Details

ISBN: 9780522855173
ISBN-10: 0522855172
Format: Hardback
(157mm x 118mm x 20mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Australia


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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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