Alan Gould: The Seaglass Spiral

Alan Gould: The Seaglass Spiral

The Seaglass Spiral

by Alan Gould

Finlay Lloyd Publishers, $28 pb, 299 pp, 9780977567751

Jane Sullivan

Jane Sullivan

Jane Sullivan has been a print journalist in Britain and Australia for more than forty years. Her column about books

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In his Introduction to The Seaglass Spiral, Finlay Lloyd reveals that an earlier version of this novel won an award for ‘best rejected manuscript’. It is a curiously back-handed compliment for a publisher to pay his author, and it is typical of an Introduction that seems cautious, even diffident, about its product.

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