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Archive for February, 2010

In an occasional series of Revisits, we present a 2002 commentary by Peter Bishop, Creative Director at Varuna, the Writers’ House, in response to calls for Australian fiction to reflect contemporary life.


“On the other hand, novels,” writes Charles Darwin, “which are works of the imagination, though not of a very high order, have been for many years a wonderful relief and pleasure to me. I like all if moderately good, and if they do not end unhappily –against which a law ought to be passed.” (more…)

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