Drover's Wife & Other Stories
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Drover's Wife & Other Stories

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Description

Here is the updated edition of Murray Bail's remarkable collection of short stories, first published in 1975. In addition to established classics such as 'The Drover's Wife' and 'Huebler', this edition includes a number of new stories. A man named Huebler decides to photograph everyone alive. A suburban father perches in his son's tree-house to spy on his friends. A dentist recognises his estranged wife in a famous painting. From the first publication of The Drover's Wife, it was evident that Murray Bail had transformed the art of the short story. In these works he creates extraordinary stories, and fascinating worlds.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 13mm | 201g
  • Text Publishing Co
  • The Text Publishing Company
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • 1875847650
  • 9781875847655
  • 813,192

About Murray Bail

Murray Bail was born in Adelaide in 1941. Homesickness, his first novel, won the National Book Award for Australian Literature and the Melbourne Age Book of the Year Award. Holden's Performance, first published in 1988, won the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction. Eucalyptus was the winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award. Murray Bail's non-fiction includes an acclaimed monograph on the work of the painter Ian Fairweather and Longhand, A Writer's Notebook.show more

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33 ratings
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