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The Simplest Words
Author: Alex Miller

ISBN: 9781760294052
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 26 October 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8
Description:
A selection of short pieces - both fiction and non-fiction - from one of Australia's greatest literary treasures.

From one of Australia's greatest novelists comes this fine collection, a storyteller's journey. These short stories and essays, written over the last forty years, comprise an insightful and intelligent meditation on the life of the novelist and the culture of contemporary Australia. Personal and intimate as many of these pieces are, this collection forms a kind of assured autobiography, of the sort that only Alex Miller could write.

Alex Miller's stories are told with a rare level of wisdom and profundity, engaging the intellect and the emotions simultaneously. Stories are, after all, in his blood.

About the Author

The Simplest Words is Alex Miller's first collection of stories, memoir, commentary and poetry.

All of Alex Miller's novels have been critically acclaimed and have won or been shortlisted in the major Australian literary awards. He is twice winner of Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Litera...

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