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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'A spellbinding meditation on art and life that travels from Eastern Europe to Northern Australia, from World War II to the present.

Elegiac and seductive, Belomor is the frontier where truth and invention meet—where fragments from distant lives intermingle, and cohere.

A man seeks out the father figure who shaped his picture of the past. A painter seeks redemption after the disasters of his years in northern Australia. A student of history travels into the depths of religion, the better to escape the demons in his mind. A filmmaker seeks out freedom and open space, and looks into the murk and sediment of herself.

Four chapters: four journeys through life, separate, yet interwoven as the narrative unfolds.

In this entrancing new book from one of our most original writers, we meet European dissidents from the age of postwar communism, artists in remote Australia, snake hunters, opal miners and desert magic healers. Belomor is a meditation on time, and loss: on how the most bitter recollections bring happiness, and the meaning of a secret rests in the thoughts surrounding it.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: In memory of Tjinawima Napaltjarri
  • Epigraph:

    'Vidi ego odorati victura rosaria Paesti

    sub matutino cocta iacere Noto.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2013 .
      Image courtesy of Text Publishing
      Extent: 246p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 30/01/2013
      ISBN: 9781922079749

Works about this Work

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— Appears in: The Australian , 4 April 2014; (p. 3)
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 February 2013; (p. 19)
Untitled Angela Young , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9-10 February 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Completely in Charge and Utterly Invisible Debra Adelaide , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 February 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Fragments from the Far Frontiers A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 February 2013; (p. 31)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Cross Currents of Cultures A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 February 2013; (p. 24)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Book Mark Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 January 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Smoke Signals A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 February 2013; (p. 27)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Untitled Andrew Fuhrmann , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 February 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Books : Nicholas Rothwell Cements His Reputation as a Fiction Writer Corrie Perkin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekly Review , 20 March 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Into the Void Kim Mahood , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , April 2013;

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
A View Through the World Julian Murphy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Arena Magazine , October - November no. 126 2013; (p. 51)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Untitled Angela Young , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 9-10 February 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Completely in Charge and Utterly Invisible Debra Adelaide , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 February 2013; (p. 18-19)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Fragments from the Far Frontiers A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 February 2013; (p. 31)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Cross Currents of Cultures A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 February 2013; (p. 24)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Book Mark Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 January 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Smoke Signals A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 16 February 2013; (p. 27)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Untitled Andrew Fuhrmann , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 24 February 2013; (p. 14)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Books : Nicholas Rothwell Cements His Reputation as a Fiction Writer Corrie Perkin , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekly Review , 20 March 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
Into the Void Kim Mahood , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , April 2013;

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
A View Through the World Julian Murphy , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Arena Magazine , October - November no. 126 2013; (p. 51)

— Review of Belomor Nicolas Rothwell 2013 single work prose
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 February 2013; (p. 19)
Rothwell Longlisted for Miles Franklin Stephen Romei , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 4 April 2014; (p. 3)
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