On Longing

On Longing

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 114 x 152 x 14mm | 140.61g
  • Melbourne University Press
  • Carlton, Australia
  • English
  • 0522855172
  • 9780522855173
  • 946,240

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"A publishing phenomenon that deserves to run and run." --Canberra Times "MUP has repackaged an old fashioned and unsexy genre to make essays modish and exciting." --Weekend Australian
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About 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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Rating details

11 ratings
2.81 out of 5 stars
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4 9% (1)
3 55% (6)
2 9% (1)
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