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It's a dark story. If you like odd ball stories that are well written and come from a completely different place, this is a good read. Needs a bit of concentration. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Anne Reed
This book used beautiful language to describe views and create the scene. The divide between mining conglomerates and the indigenous population was outlined, I feel I could see... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tracey Arlidge
I liked this book. The first 100 pages had me spell-bound, with the language of the Gulf Country, the colours and the spirits of that shining place. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Zipidee
Well written, this tome might be difficult to get into. However, once you get caught up in it, you will realize just how unique this is. Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by Nice Lady
I had to start this novel 3 times before I could finally get into it, but when I finally did, I enjoyed it. The story is not particularly original, but it is nicely written. Read morePublished on April 15, 2010 by Storylover
I got this book because I wanted to understand why I couldn't talk to my Australian housemate. Probably Australians would never agree with me, but I think at this point the... Read morePublished on February 20, 2010 by carton
Several reviewers have commented that this is a difficult book to read. I will agree with that. It is not the type of book that most readers can read while other things are going... Read morePublished on February 17, 2010 by Amazon Customer
A fantastic look at Australian native narrative mixed with modern day culture confusion.
This is a difficult read for someone not accustomed to Aborigine spirituality, the... Read more
I have been trying to read Carpentaria for the last few months. When I began reading the book, I was fascinated by Normal Phantom and angel Day. Read morePublished on September 26, 2009 by Regrae