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Nothing But the Truth. "Reflections on Life, Love and Society" by Nicolas-Sebastian Roch de Chamfort (ed and trans Douglas Parmee). [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-04)
Although this selection of nearly 500 pieces is necessarily fragmentary, Parmée has arranged the texts in such a way as to suggest certain preoccupations. By turns witty, cynical and wise, despairing and hopeful, Chamfort’s ...
J.M. Coetzee [commentary]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-11)
According to Mario Vargas Llosa, literary awards ‘are extraordinarily arbitrary, sometimes stubbornly evading those who most deserve them while besieging and overwhelming those who merit them least’. Many of the world’s ...