John Bayley, 18 February 1988
Show More The Faber Book of Contemporary Australian Short Stories edited by Murray Bail.
Faber, 413 pp., £12.95, January 1988, 0 571 15083 7Show More
“... out still. Such stories here – and there are good ones by slightly older writers, such as Elizabeth Jolley, Olga Masters, Judah Waten – bring out something important in the nature of the form. It can carry an immense charge of social implication provided this remains immanent and tacit, visible only in the perspective and depth. Any attempt to ...”