y The Children's Writer single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Charlie Bloome wants to be a writer. Twenty-three years old, he is studying literature and living with his gamine partner, Alice - 'Lootie' - who plans to be a teacher and is less than supportive of Charlie's dreams.

'Into their lives comes the flamboyant Sebastian Chanteleer, an ageing but internationally acclaimed children's writer.

'Upon meeting, Lootie and Chanteleer establish an immediate bond. As the children's writer makes his presence felt in the younger couple's lives, Charlie struggles to come to terms with his own past and identity, and with what is happening to Lootie.

'Does Charlie have what it takes to be a writer? Does Chanteleer represent the best or worst a writer can be? And what happens to those caught up in a writer's world?' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Christine (who stuck by me).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Fourth Estate , 2009 .
      Extent: 233p.
      ISBN: 9780732285869 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Book Review Ross Watkins , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 30 no. 4 2011; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Love Gone Wrong on Grown-Up Ground Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1-2 January 2010; (p. 17)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel ; Escape Anna Fienberg 2009 single work novel
Untitled Joy Lawn , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 1 2010; (p. 60)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Liberation of Coiled-Up Visions Diane Stubbings , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 September 2009; (p. 14)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Death of the Author Ruth Starke , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 52)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Liberation of Coiled-Up Visions Diane Stubbings , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 September 2009; (p. 14)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Death of the Author Ruth Starke , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 315 2009; (p. 52)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
[Untitled] Stella Lees , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Love Gone Wrong on Grown-Up Ground Frances Atkinson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1-2 January 2010; (p. 17)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel ; Escape Anna Fienberg 2009 single work novel
Untitled Joy Lawn , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 1 2010; (p. 60)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
Book Review Ross Watkins , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , vol. 30 no. 4 2011; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Children's Writer Gary Crew 2009 single work novel
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