Author! Author!: Tales of Australian Literary Life edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

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October 1998, no. 205

Author! Author!: Tales of Australian Literary Life edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

OUP $26.95 hb, 294 pp

Author! Author!: Tales of Australian Literary Life edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

by
October 1998, no. 205

‘Anecdotes’ meant originally ‘the unpublished’ – sometimes, no doubt, the unprintable. Nowadays we think of them as being tales which have something or other up their sleeves: a morsel of irony, a pinch of encouragement, a gesture of affectation. Anecdotes are yarns which have had a couple of drinks.

Peter Steele reviews 'Author! Author! Tales of Australian Literary Life' edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Author! Author!: Tales of Australian Literary Life

edited by Chris Wallace-Crabbe

OUP $26.95 hb, 294 pp

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