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The Happy Life: The Search for Contentment in the Modern World
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The Happy Life: The Search for Contentment in the Modern World

David Malouf, Tom Peters

In The Happy Life David Malouf addresses one of the most fundamental questions of all: what makes for a happy life? In luminous prose, with ideas to savour and reflect upon, Malouf distills millennia of thought and philosophy...

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The Great World
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The Great World

David Malouf

Every city, town and village has it memorial to war. Nowhere are these more eloquent than in Australia, generations of whose young men have enlisted to fight other people's battles - from Gallipoli and the Somme to Malaya and...

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Remembering Babylon
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Remembering Babylon

David Malouf

In the 1840s, a ship's boy cast ashore in northern Australia is taken in by Aborigines. Sixteen years later he steps out of the bush and inadvertently confronts the new white settlers with their unspoken terrors. A picture of...

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Fly Away Peter
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Fly Away Peter

David Malouf

For three very different people brought together by their love for birds, life on the Queensland coast in 1914 is the timeless and idyllic world of sandpipers, ibises and kingfishers.

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The Conversations At Curlow Creek
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The Conversations At Curlow Creek

David Malouf

The year is 1827, and in a remote hut on the high plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk.

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The Complete Stories
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The Complete Stories

David Malouf

This single volume gathers together all of internationally acclaimed writer Maloufs previously published short stories with a brilliant new collection of his short fiction.

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Johnno
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Johnno

David Malouf

Semi-autobiographical, the novel perfectly captures the ragged modernisation of Brisbane and the sense of a generation locked in combat with the elusive Australian Dream.

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An Imaginary Life
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An Imaginary Life

David Malouf

The Roman poet Ovid, exiled to a remote village on the edge of the Black Sea, tells the story of his meeting with a feral boy, brought up among wild animals in the snow. It is a luminous encounter between civilization and nature.

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Dream Stuff
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Dream Stuff

David Malouf

From the image of a small boy entranced by his mother's GI Escort, yet still hoping for the return of a father 'missing in action', to the portrait of an adult writer trying to piece together a defining image of his late father,...

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Ransom
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Ransom

David Malouf

Focuses on Homer's Iliad , adding twists and reflections and flashes of earthy humour. This work engraves the epic themes of the Trojan war onto a miniature - themes of war and heroics, hubris and humanity, chance and fate, the...

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An Open Book
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An Open Book

David Malouf

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An Imaginary Life
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An Imaginary Life

David Malouf, Paul English

First-person story of the Roman poet Ovid's exile in the distant, frosty wastes. At the centre of the tale is Ovid's encounter with a wild boy, brought up among the deer in the snow.

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Dream Stuff
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Dream Stuff

David Malouf

From the image of a small boy entranced by his mother's GI Escort, yet still hoping for the return of a father 'missing in action', to the portrait of an adult writer trying to piece together a defining image of his late father,...

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Such Is Life
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Such Is Life

Joseph Furphy, David Malouf

A classic of the Australian outback, SUCH IS LIFE is the farcical, tragic reminiscences of Tom Collins, philosopher and rogue.

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On Experience
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On Experience

David Malouf

In this beautifully written, eloquent piece, David Malouf explores the connections between writing and the imagination and offers wonderful insights into his own experiences of the writer's life....

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The Great World
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The Great World

David Malouf, John Derum

Every city, town and village has it memorial to war. Nowhere are these more eloquent than in Australia, generations of whose young men have enlisted to fight other people's battles - from Gallipoli and the Somme to Malaya and...

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The Great World
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The Great World

David Malouf, John Derum

Every city, town and village has it memorial to war. Nowhere are these more eloquent than in Australia, generations of whose young men have enlisted to fight other people's battles - from Gallipoli and the Somme to Malaya and...

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Fly Away Peter
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Fly Away Peter

David Malouf, Paul English

For three very different people brought together by their love for birds, life on the Queensland coast in 1914 is the timeless and idyllic world of sandpipers, ibises and kingfishers.

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Fly Away Peter
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Fly Away Peter

David Malouf, Paul English

A work of lingering beauty and emotional resonance. As Jim Saddler introduces his young employer to the ways of swamp wildlife, the lines of class and education dissolve in a brief space of time on the edge of the 20th century. We...

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Remembering Babylon
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Remembering Babylon

David Malouf, Paul English

A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the moment of its foundation, with early settlers staking out their small patch of land and terrified by the harsh and alien continent. Shot through with humour, and poetic...

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Remembering Babylon
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Remembering Babylon

David Malouf, Paul English

A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the moment of its foundation, with early settlers staking out their small patch of land and terrified by the harsh and alien continent. Shot through with humour, and poetic...

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The Conversations at Curlow Creek
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The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf, Maeliosa Stafford

The year is 1827, and in a remote hut on the high plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk.

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A First Place
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A First Place

David Malouf

A collection of personal essays and writing from David Malouf to celebrate his 80th birthday. Topography, geography, history. Multiculturalism, referendums, the constitution and national occasions. Parental and grandparental...

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Being There
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Being There

David Malouf

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Harland's Half Acre
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Harland’s Half Acre

David Malouf

From his poverty-stricken upbringing on a farm in Queensland, Frank Harland nurtures his artistic genius until the time comes when he can take possession of his dreams. Inextricably tangled with Frank is Phil Vernon, the only...

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The Writing Life
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The Writing Life

David Malouf

Who else, but a writer, is really able to interrogate the work of other writers? From Christina Stead, Les Murray and Patrick White to Proust, Shakespeare and Charlotte Bronte, David Malouf reads and examines the work of writers...

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Revolving Days: Selected Poems
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Revolving Days: Selected Poems

David Malouf

An up-to-the-minute selection by one of Australia's most distinguished poets. Malouf's best poems, with their grace and intelligence, remain among the finest examples of the Australian lyric. An essential compendium for all lovers...

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The Happy Life: The Search of Contentment in the Modern World: Quarterly Essay 41
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The Happy Life: The Search of Contentment in the Modern World: Quarterly Essay 41

David Malouf

David Malouf returns to one of the most fundamental questions and gives it a modern twist: what makes for a happy life? With grace and profundity, Malouf explores new and old ways to talk about contentment and the self. In...

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Made in England: Australia's British Inheritance: Quarterly Essay 12
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Made in England: Australia’s British Inheritance: Quarterly Essay 12

David Malouf

Australia's British inheritance is a paradox that has preoccupied much of Malouf's fiction, and now it gives rise to a brilliant essay exploring Australia's connection with our one-time 'mother-country'. Malouf ponders the...

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Typewriter Music
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Typewriter Music

David Malouf

This brilliant collection of poems begins with a memory of new love and ends in the intimate territory of the long-familiar, where there is no need for words. It steps lightly among the object of our lives and the wonder of...

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 Read reviewEarth Hour
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Earth Hour

David Malouf

In his first full volume of poetry since Typewriter Music in 2007, David Malouf once again shows us why he is one of Australia's most enduring and respected writers.  

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Fly Away Peter
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Fly Away Peter

David Malouf, Paul English

A work of lingering beauty and emotional resonance. As Jim Saddler introduces his young employer to the ways of swamp wildlife, the lines of class and education dissolve in a brief space of time on the edge of the 20th century. We...

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Johnno
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Johnno

David Malouf, Chris Pitman

Johnno is a typical Australian who refuses to be typical. Seen through the eyes of the narrator, he is a figure of legendary proportions. His disorderly presence can disturb the staleness of gothic Brisbane, or destroy the...

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Remembering Babylon
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Remembering Babylon

David Malouf, Paul English, Jed Goodluck

A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the moment of its foundation, with early settlers staking out their small patch of land and terrified by the harsh and alien continent. Shot through with humour, and poetic...

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Remembering Babylon
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Remembering Babylon

David Malouf, Paul English, Jed Goodluck

A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the moment of its foundation, with early settlers staking out their small patch of land and terrified by the harsh and alien continent. Shot through with humour, and poetic...

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The Conversations at Curlow Creek
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The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf, Maeliosa Stafford

The year is 1827, and in a remote hut on the high plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk.

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Johnno
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Johnno

David Malouf, Chris Pitman

Johnno is a typical Australian who refuses to be typical. Seen through the eyes of the narrator, he is a figure of legendary proportions. His disorderly presence can disturb the staleness of gothic Brisbane, or destroy the...

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Ransom
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Ransom

David Malouf, Simon Vance

Focuses on Homer's Iliad , adding twists and reflections and flashes of earthy humour. This work engraves the epic themes of the Trojan war onto a miniature - themes of war and heroics, hubris and humanity, chance and fate, the...

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The Conversations at Curlow Creek
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The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf, Maeliosa Stafford

The year is 1827, and in a remote hut on the high plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk.

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An Imaginary Life
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An Imaginary Life

David Malouf, Paul English

The Roman poet Ovid, exiled to a remote village on the edge of the Black Sea, tells the story of his meeting with a feral boy, brought up among wild animals in the snow. It is a luminous encounter between civilization and nature.

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An Imaginary Life
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An Imaginary Life

David Malouf, Paul English

The Roman poet Ovid, exiled to a remote village on the edge of the Black Sea, tells the story of his meeting with a feral boy, brought up among wild animals in the snow. It is a luminous encounter between civilization and nature.

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Ransom
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Ransom

David Malouf, Simon Vance

Focuses on Homer's Iliad , adding twists and reflections and flashes of earthy humour. This work engraves the epic themes of the Trojan war onto a miniature - themes of war and heroics, hubris and humanity, chance and fate, the...

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The Conversations at Curlow Creek
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The Conversations at Curlow Creek

David Malouf, Maeliosa Stafford

The year is 1827, and in a remote hut on the high plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk.

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The Great World
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The Great World

David Malouf, John Derum

Every city, town and village has it memorial to war. Nowhere are these more eloquent than in Australia, generations of whose young men have enlisted to fight other people's battles - from Gallipoli and the Somme to Malaya and...

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Earth Hour
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Earth Hour

David Malouf

A breathtaking new volume of poetry from an Australian literary icon. In his first full volume of poetry since Typewriter Music in 2007, David Malouf once again shows us why he is one of Australia's most enduring and respected...

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Antipodes
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Antipodes

David Malouf

Stories which pinpoint the contrast between the old world and the new, between youth and age, love and hatred and even life and death itself.

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Child's Play
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Child’s Play

David Malouf

In the streets of an ordinary Italian town, the people go about their everyday lives. In an old apartment block above them, a young man pores over photographs and plans, dedicated to his life's most important project. Yet when...

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Every Move You Make
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Every Move You Make

David Malouf

A young man going off to war tries to make sense of his place in the world he is leaving; Malouf's men and women are together but curiously alone, looking for something they seem to have missed, or missed out on, in life.

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