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The Plains (Text Classics) (English Edition) This is the story of the families of the plainsobsessed with their land and history, their culture and mythologyand of the man who ventured into their world First published in , The Plains is a mesmerising work of startling originality This handsome new hardback edition is introduced by Ben Lerner, author of the internationally acclaimed novelsLeaving the Atocha Station and, and a work of criticism, The Hatred of Poetry Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne inHe has been a primary teacher, an editor and a university lecturer His debut novel, Tamarisk Row, was followed by ten other works of fiction, including The Plains and most recently Border Districts InMurnane won the Patrick White Award and inhe won the Melbourne Prize for Literature He lives in western Victoria A distinguished, distinctive, unforgettable novelShirley Hazzard a piece of imaginative writing so remarkably sustained that it is a subject for meditation rather than a mere reading In the depths and surfaces of this extraordinary fable you will see your inner self eerily reflected again and againSydney Morning Herald The Plains has that peculiar singularity that can make literature greatEd Wright,Australian, Best Books ofMurnane touches on foibles and philosophy, plays with the makings of a fable or allegory, and all the while toys with tone, moving easily from earnest to deadpan to lightly ironic, a meld of Buster Keaton, the Kafka of the short stories, and Swift in A Modest ProposalA provocative, delightful, diverting must reread STARRED Review , Kirkus Reviews Known for its sharp yet defamiliarizing take on the landscape and an aesthetic of purity historically associated with it, The Plains is uniformly described as a masterpiece of Australian literature Look closer, though, and it s a haunting nineteenth century novel of colonial violence captured inside the machine s test pattern imagea distant, unassuming house on the plains BOMB

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8 thoughts on “The Plains (Text Classics) (English Edition)

  1. Hassan CHOP Hassan CHOP says:

    if this great Australian writer isn t your cup of tea, you ll know it within a few sentences.I knew by the first punctuation mark that Murnane would be one of my favorite fiction writers there s jus

  2. Francis Chino Francis Chino says:

    Nice, concise read Perfect to pick up now and then if you don t have much time I think it gets slower towards the end, but the writing was so dream like that I was usually carried along easily, thinking abou

  3. T. Conway T. Conway says:

    I have enjoyed and loved a lot of books in my life, but after reading this I feel connected to it in a way that only the most important books in my life make me feel I get a sense that I have just consumed something

  4. Thomas D'Adamo Thomas D'Adamo says:

    It was excruciating.

  5. angus angus says:

    Quite the journey into I can t say for certain where we started or were bound, but I can say that the travel will be with me for some time Thank you Mr MURNANE.

  6. Hans F. Hans F. says:

    After the huge hype of the recent NY Times profile on the author I was excited to experience this writer, but I found it frustratingly unreadable Maybe the wrong book there are several I must be missing something.

  7. Customer Customer says:

    Truly fantastic.

  8. Customer Customer says:

    Exceedingly dull.

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