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y We. Are. Family. single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'Three brothers are forced to confront the quiet, pervasive violence of their family’s past and the distances to which they have all carried their father’s pain into their own futures. Paul Mitchell’s episodic novel is an unraveling of the twisting threads that tie us to the past.

'We. Are. Family. explores the trauma handed down through generations as folklore and the way we all relate to those closest to us. The damaging idea of Australian masculinity is described with tenderness and dry humour.

'Taking cues from Tim Winton’s The Turning, Paul Mitchell’s We. Are. Family. is a cyclic meditation on the slow turning of life and the interconnectedness of identity and family.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Rundle Mall/Rundle Street, Adelaide City, Adelaide, South Australia,: MidnightSun , 2016 .
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      Extent: 256p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2016
      ISBN: 9781925227109

Works about this Work

Family Legacy Casts Long Shadow Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 September 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel ; The Science of Appearances Jacinta Halloran 2016 single work novel
We. Are. Family. Review : Paul Mitchell's Stark Tale of Domestic Violence Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 16 September 2016;

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel
'Paul Mitchell's debut We. Are. Family. is an exploration of the darker side of Australian masculinity, a tale of domestic violence that flows through three generations like a family curse. Mitchell is a terse and observant writer, as alive to the particulars of Aussie idiom and experience as Tim Winton, but less showy. His male characters have an unnerving, archetypal quality to them, and the constraints of gender make them ill-equipped to see or share a legacy of trauma of which Mitchell makes the reader acutely conscious. ...'
An Unflinching & Nuanced Portrayal of Australian Masculinity : Daniel Young Reviews ‘We. Are. Family.’ by Paul Mitchell Daniel Young , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October – December no. 20 2016;

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel
Family Legacy Casts Long Shadow Katharine England , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 3 September 2016; (p. 36)

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel ; The Science of Appearances Jacinta Halloran 2016 single work novel
We. Are. Family. Review : Paul Mitchell's Stark Tale of Domestic Violence Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 16 September 2016;

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel
'Paul Mitchell's debut We. Are. Family. is an exploration of the darker side of Australian masculinity, a tale of domestic violence that flows through three generations like a family curse. Mitchell is a terse and observant writer, as alive to the particulars of Aussie idiom and experience as Tim Winton, but less showy. His male characters have an unnerving, archetypal quality to them, and the constraints of gender make them ill-equipped to see or share a legacy of trauma of which Mitchell makes the reader acutely conscious. ...'
An Unflinching & Nuanced Portrayal of Australian Masculinity : Daniel Young Reviews ‘We. Are. Family.’ by Paul Mitchell Daniel Young , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October – December no. 20 2016;

— Review of We. Are. Family. Paul Mitchell 2016 single work novel
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