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Erie book,lots of late 19th/early 20th century Australian slang made it difficult for me to read. Still,a fascinating read.Published 3 months ago by Ronnie C Barnes
REMEMBERING BABYLON, by David Malouf.
My second Malouf novel. I was very impressed with his The Great World: A novel (Vintage International), and this one, while not... Read more
Fascinating insight into the early settlers in Australia and the clash of two cultures. Characters are finely drawn.Published 9 months ago by Mr Vincent D Twomey
Malouf's writing here is so densely rich that I often forced myself to pause, to look again, absorbing more from what I had just read. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Patrican
A tale encompassing Australia's past history. Instances of familial greatness exposed amongst racial intolerance. The more things change the more they stay the same. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cornelia(CONNIE) MacErlean author of "Baggage"
I put off writing this review, because of worrying that I couldn't do justice to the book. This short, tight novel is like an archeological site, with many layers of richness, all... Read morePublished on November 11, 2013 by Prof Lesa
The central character of "Remembering Babylon" is Gemmy, a cast-away who has lived many formative years among aborigines. Read morePublished on September 23, 2013 by Michael Haig
This book was beautifully written and very poetic, but it just didn't do it for me. Bit too much like a school text for me to enjoy it.Published on May 2, 2013 by Gen Y Knitting Nanna
A minimal narrative provides a vehicle for piercing analysis and dissection of the characters, moments of poignant insight and a minimalist evocation of the birth of a remote... Read morePublished on March 27, 2013 by john burchard