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Monkey Grip by Helen Garner

This is the book I chose to write about in my MA degree as the book that changed my life. At the time it felt like I just pulled it out of the air, but it is one of the few books that I keep returning to and seeing something more in it, more layers, … Continue reading

Stillpoint Lizzie

Stillpoint Lizzie

The old woman seemed to have been around for ever. Maybe she was older than the earth she shuffled upon. Messy white hair. Rheumy eyes. A hunchback, a dwarf. A creature from a mythical past, folded in on herself though long decades of crazy isolation. Or so she seemed. She pushed a pram, covered with … Continue reading