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Love and the Wall. "Snowleg" by Nicholas Shakespeare. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-05)
The contrast between the two Leipzigs (during and after the Cold War) expresses the tension that is brilliantly exploited at many levels in Nicholas Shakespeare’s new novel, a tender work that explores brutality. It deals ...
Tropical Dreams. "Geckos and Moths" by Patricia Johnson and "Forever in Paradise" by Apelu Tielu. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-12)
"Geckos and Moths" deals incisively, yet without histrionics, with the unravelling of a dream and the fraying of an Australian colonial fiction. "Forever in Paradise" is, on the other hand, unable to deal realistically ...
Styx and Stones. "The Many-Coloured Land: A Return to Ireland" by Christopher Koch. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-11)
There are some enticing vignettes in Christopher Koch's new travel memoir. It is hard, however, to work out what story Koch wants to tell in this book about Ireland and the Irish. If "The Many-Coloured Land" has a story ...