October 2001 no. 235

October 2001 no. 235

Evelyn Juers reviews 'The Feel of Steel' by Helen Garner

Evelyn Juers

Following True Stories, published in 1996, The Feel of Steel is Helen Garner’s second collection of non-fiction. It comprises thirty-one pieces of varying lengths. Longer narratives such as ‘Regions of Thick-Ribbed Ice’, about a hair-raising trip to Antarctica, and ‘A Spy in the House of Excrement’ ...