The Living Sea of Waking Dreams is about grief, anger, and a vanishing world. A slow but sure collapse. It is one of the most anchored to reality books I read in a while, and also one of the most touching stories.
When a couple of months ago I asked the blog's readers for recommendations of books written by Australian authors, "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan was one of the books I was told about (thank you, Robin!). The novel was awarded the 2014 Man Booker Prize, being described by the jury … Continue reading Building the Death Railway: The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan (book review)
Hey there! One week ago I asked you what books written by Australian writers do you recommend reading. Today I come back with a follow-up post, to tell you what books I discovered and I'm going to read. Starting from the recommendations I've received on the blog (thanks a lot!), I did a little bit … Continue reading Books written by Australian writers I’m going to read – follow-up post
Dear readers, Today I come to you with a rather unusual post, asking for your help. In a nutshell, I am interested in reading books written by Australian writers, but the information on the web is not as helpful as I was hoping. So I am asking you: What books written by Australian writers do … Continue reading What books written by Australian writers do you recommend reading?