Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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Brennan argues that while 'Castro's writing has always engaged obliquely with ethical concerns' there is a sense through the characters and dialogue of The Garden Book 'that the narrative, while remaining true to more abstract questions of writing, memory, desire and death, wants us to think deeply and urgently about the consequences of the politics of fear currently operating in Australia'.


  • Epigraph: a real library ... is always somewhat impenetrable -- Walter Benjamin, Unpacking My Library

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