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Description - The River by Manfred Jurgensen

Powerful invocations of Aboriginal, Australian and Queensland history link with accounts of violent cultural conflicts in Europe and elsewhere. The overarching theme of migration as the essence of human life from the beginning of time leads to a haunting description of refuge and asylum seeking in the world today.But most of all The River is a deeply spiritual and philosophical journey in time. Its history from birth to death, in a mixture of destiny, chance and fate, conjures up both the creative spirit and the origins of evil. This highly imaginative work celebrates the joys and agonies, longings and belongings, splendour and violence in our continuing search for self-knowledge. Ultimately it is a deeply moving homage to the brotherhood of man.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781925522228
ISBN-10: 1925522229
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 150mm x 17mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Boolarong Press
Publisher: Boolarong Press
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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