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
“... experience than the Europeans or even the British. That was the beginning of disidentification, and almost all the stories in this book recognise it in one way or another. Most, like the examples by HelenGarner, David Brooks, Peter Carey, Joan London, Kate Grenville, are admirably achieved on this basis, the authors all born in the Forties or Fifties; and the names indicate that the newer European ...”