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Helen Garner

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Helen Garner was born on November 7, 1942 in Geelong, Australia. She received a bachelor's degree with majors in English and French from the University of Melbourne. Throughout her career, she has written both fiction and non-fiction. Her first novel, Monkey Grip, was published in 1977. Her näytä lisää non-fiction books include The First Stone, Joe Cinque's Consolation, The Feel of Steel, True Stories and Everywhere I Look. She has also written for film and theatre. She has won numerous awards for her work including Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, the Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction for The Spare Room, For the This House of Grief, she won the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Barbara Jefferis Award, and the Ned Kelly Award in 2015, and in 2016, the WA Premier's Book Award for nonfiction. She was one of three winners of the 2016 Windham-Campbell Prize for nonfiction. Everywhere I Look won the 2017 Indie Book Award for Nonfiction. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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Tekijän teokset

Vierashuone (2008) 1,013 kappaletta
Monkey Grip (1977) 486 kappaletta
Joe Cinque's Consolation (2005) 439 kappaletta
The Children's Bach (1984) 292 kappaletta
Everywhere I Look (2016) 203 kappaletta
Cosmo Cosmolino (1992) 176 kappaletta
Postcards from Surfers (1985) 153 kappaletta
True stories: Selected non-fiction (1996) 135 kappaletta
The Feel of Steel (2001) 88 kappaletta
Honour & Other People's Children (1980) 85 kappaletta
My Hard Heart: Selected Fiction (1998) 53 kappaletta

Associated Works

Lantana Lane (1959) — Johdanto, eräät painokset132 kappaletta
Australian Gay and Lesbian Writing: An Anthology (1993) — Avustaja — 58 kappaletta
The Virago Book of Wanderlust and Dreams (1998) — Avustaja — 36 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection (2011) — Avustaja — 29 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2002 (2002) — Avustaja — 22 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2007 (2007) — Avustaja — 21 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2001 (2001) — Avustaja — 20 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 17 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2003 (2003) — Avustaja — 15 kappaletta
Penguin Australian Summer Stories (1999) — Avustaja — 14 kappaletta
The Best Australian Essays 2014 (2014) — Avustaja — 9 kappaletta
A Return to Poetry (1998) — Avustaja — 8 kappaletta
Seams of Light: Best Antipodean Essays (1998) — Avustaja — 7 kappaletta

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[b:This House of Grief|22814793|This House of Grief|Helen Garner|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1414003135l/22814793._SY75_.jpg|42364536] is not my standard fare, a grim courtroom drama featuring the trial of a father grieving his impending divorce who drove his car with his three sons into a dam and all drowned but the dad. Did he really have a coughing fit rendering him unconscious or was it an act of revenge? The story is spellbinding presenting insight into courtroom machinations, trauma and memory and the author is [a:Helen Garner|332165|Helen Garner|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1332565089p2/332165.jpg], my new favorite writer. If you don't want to read about this event, read her diaries and novels.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbooks | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
My new favorite author is [a:Helen Garner|332165|Helen Garner|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1332565089p2/332165.jpg]. [b:The Children's Bach|83817408|The Children's Bach|Helen Garner|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1684815445l/83817408._SY75_.jpg|2810409] is an antipodean (a chance to use that word!) domestic novel of parents and children, friends and lovers, siblings and spouses, beautifully written, loosely structured, not long but an honest examination of the social freedoms of the eighties with musical references. Effort is required to keep track of the eight major characters. It's a good companion read to [b:The Spare Room|3014272|The Spare Room|Helen Garner|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1347763965l/3014272._SY75_.jpg|3044813] which covers friendship and concerns about mortality at a later stage in life.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbooks | 8 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
Only just discovered this Australian essayist, film critic and novelist (and who knows what other -ist) but I immediately ordered 3 copies as gifts just for "The Insults of Age." Best described by Garner herself: "Really, it is astonishing how much shit a woman will cop in the interests of civic and domestic order." She also writes of Antipodean authors I'd forgotten such as Jolley, Winton, Janet Malcolm, plus a piece on Russell Crowe. She discusses with insight and a magnetic offhandedness ballet, death, dogs, abortion, mothers, grandkids, an ogre teacher, houses, and criminal trials. A treasure.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbooks | 14 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |
I started with [a:Helen Garner|332165|Helen Garner|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1332565089p2/332165.jpg] [b:Everywhere I Look|28818628|Everywhere I Look|Helen Garner|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1455172355l/28818628._SY75_.jpg|49036034] and read Claire Fuller's review which is hard to top. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3253836375?book_show_action=false&from... I was also reminded of the plot of the [a:Sigrid Nunez|6633|Sigrid Nunez|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1529285691p2/6633.jpg] [b:What Are You Going Through|51152434|What Are You Going Through|Sigrid Nunez|https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1585361945l/51152434._SY75_.jpg|74855144] about friendships under strain. Engrossing story and a refreshing Australian setting.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbooks | 95 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 7, 2024 |



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