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Sandra Hall

Sandra Hall is a film critic for Sydney Morning Herald, and is the author of fiction and non-fiction books.

Sandra Hall reviews 'Inland' by Gerald Murnane

March 1988, no. 98 01 March 1988
Some of the narrators of Gerald Murnane’s novels and stories tend to view oceans and coastlines with the fear and loathing of flat earth believers. Just the whiff of the sea breeze is enough to spoil the day for them, the grit and the glare of sun-touched sand distresses them and they speak with contempt of the ‘idiot noise’ of the sea and of those who swim and play in the waves and on the b ... (read more)