Hunting the Wild Pineapple by Thea Astley

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August 1981, no. 33
Stewart Edwards reviews 'Hunting the Wild Pineapple' by Thea Astley

Hunting the Wild Pineapple

by Thea Astley

Penguin, $3.95 pb, 173 pp

Hunting the Wild Pineapple by Thea Astley

Reviewed by
August 1981, no. 33

There nine stories in this volume are rich in people, satire, compassion, and humour. And set like ambushes, unexpected and surprising, are several cameos.

It is a captivating, ensnaring book, but to call it a book of short stories would be so inadequate as to be misleading. There is an uncommon coherence, slender but powerful enough to raise it above that easy classification.

Stewart Edwards reviews 'Hunting the Wild Pineapple' by Thea Astley

Hunting the Wild Pineapple

by Thea Astley

Penguin, $3.95 pb, 173 pp

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