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The Complete Stories

by David Malouf

The Complete Stories by David Malouf
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2007
    528 pages
    Genre: Short Stories & Essays

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Heartbreakingly beautiful, richly satisfying, The Complete Stories also includes David Malouf’s short fiction from Dream Stuff, Antipodes, and Child’s Play.

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"Starred Review. Readers won't want to skim a single page of the 31 stories in this epic collection, a few of which are novella length." - PW.

"Throughout, the prose continually evokes the environment and the effect of time and place on each individual's life; for large collections." - Library Journal.

"Reading these rich, beautifully wrought stories, you can almost smell the ti trees and hear the screeching as the cockatoos take flight." - The New York Times.

"A "complete stories" volume is an honor, which this Australian writer well deserves." - Booklist.

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The Complete Short Stories collects four sets of previously published stories and one set of new stories mainly set in Queensland, Australia. Malouf was the winner of the first International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for Remembering Babylon.

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