The Complete Stories of Alan Marshall

Alan Marshall
AUD $24.99
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Sad stories, funny stories, warm stories, tragic stories - this collection is the very essence of the work of Australia's greatest storyteller.

Alan Marshall has a place in the hearts of all Australians, for he wrote about his fellow country-people with a rare wit, humour, compassion and deep understanding.

He spent his lifetime living among them in the bush and in the cities. He travelled throughout the countryside, recording them, yarning with them, entertaining them, loving them. No one since Henry Lawson knew and wrote about his countrypeople like Alan Marshall.

Now, after his death, this remarkable book of stories stands as both a legacy and a tribute to Alan Marshall.

Author bio:

A writer with an ear for the rhythms of Australian speech, Melbourne-based Alan Marshall published in the dominant social realist tradition of the 1940s and '50s. The author of short stories, journalism, children's books, novels and advice columns, he is best remembered for the first book of his autobiography, I Can Jump Puddles (1955). His work is marked by a deep interest in rural and working-class life, with an emphasis on shared experience.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781743315385
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: A&U House Of Books
Pub Date: December 2012
Page Extent: 512
Format: Book
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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