y Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State single work   novel   humour   satire  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'"Wake up, Australia," Grafton Everest exhorts viewers every morning on Australia-wide breakfast television. This doesn't please those he attacks like wily former premier Hoogstraden, whose biography Grafton is forced into writing. Grafton's day job as Professor of LifeSkills and Hospitality is under threat from the economically and sexually rapacious Vice-Chancellor Deirdre Morrow. And Lee Horton, head of Australia's newly privatised Secret Service trading as Spyforce Australia is worried too. He knows that Grafton has trouble lying. And nothing is more dangerous than a man who habitually tells the truth.' Source: http://www.scholarly.info (Sighted 02/09/2011).

Notes

  • Dedication: For all the fools we have known, including ourselves.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Melbourne, Flemington - North Melbourne area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Arcadia , 2011 .
      Extent: 233p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      ISBN: 9781921509582
      Series: y Press On Arcadia (publisher), Melbourne : Arcadia , 2009 Z1824488 2009 series - publisher novel 'Press On is published in partnership with Arcadia. In 2010, four Press On books were published by Press On Publishing in association with Arcadia, the general books' imprint of Australian Scholarly Publishing. Authors Michael Wilding, Peter Corris, Phillip Edmonds and Inez Baranay began the first batch of Press On. Commissioned by Michael Wilding, eight more books join the series with new authors Morris Lurie, Garry Disher, Ross Fitzgerald, Trevor Jordan and Victoria Thompson. Felix Calvino's previously published A Hatful of Cherries Arcadia, 2009 has also taken on the Press On logo. Arcadia's 2011 Press On additions were launched at the Melbourne Writers Festival this year.' Source: www.scholarly.info/ (Sighted 15/11/2011). Number in series: 5

Works about this Work

Clueless in Mangoland Ian McFadyen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July - August vol. 56 no. 7/8 2012; (p. 105-106)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Well-Schooled Eye for Scandel Stephen Matchett , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 August 2011; (p. 37)
Everest Scales New Heights Don Anderson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 October 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
View from Everest Phil Brown , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 12 - 18 October no. 854 2011; (p. 33)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Academic Satire Cuts to the Bone Matthew Lamb , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29 - 30 October 2011; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Satisfying Bunch of Five Peter Pierce , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel ; The Magic of It Michael Wilding 2011 single work novel ; Play Abandoned Garry Disher 2011 single work novel ; The Colonial Queen Peter Corris 2011 single work novel ; Hergesheimer Hangs In Morris Lurie 2011 single work novel
Rising above the Carping of Critics My Own Personal Everest Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5 - 6 November 2011; (p. 21)
Everest Scales New Heights Don Anderson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 October 2011; (p. 34)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
View from Everest Phil Brown , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 12 - 18 October no. 854 2011; (p. 33)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Academic Satire Cuts to the Bone Matthew Lamb , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29 - 30 October 2011; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Satisfying Bunch of Five Peter Pierce , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel ; The Magic of It Michael Wilding 2011 single work novel ; Play Abandoned Garry Disher 2011 single work novel ; The Colonial Queen Peter Corris 2011 single work novel ; Hergesheimer Hangs In Morris Lurie 2011 single work novel
Clueless in Mangoland Ian McFadyen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , July - August vol. 56 no. 7/8 2012; (p. 105-106)

— Review of Fools’ Paradise : Life in an Altered State Ross Fitzgerald Trevor L. Jordan 2011 single work novel
Well-Schooled Eye for Scandel Stephen Matchett , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 31 August 2011; (p. 37)
Rising above the Carping of Critics My Own Personal Everest Ross Fitzgerald , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5 - 6 November 2011; (p. 21)
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