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Adi Wimmer

Adi Wimmer taught Australian culture at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria.

Adi Wimmer reviews 'An Innocent Gentleman' by Elizabeth Jolley

September 2001, no. 234 01 September 2001
My first thought on seeing the title was that Delaware Carpenter, the loveable ‘Professor’ in An Accommodating Spouse (1999) had made a comeback. While An Accommodating Spouse had a predominantly humorous tone, this new novel is serious. On one level, An Innocent Gentleman is a Bildungsroman for a married couple in which both need to be shaken out of their arrested development. All the usual i ... (read more)