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
“... book recognise it in one way or another. Most, like the examples by Helen Garner, 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 immigrants have not yet found a voice in their new language. Particularly memorable ...”