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'From the mainland, the fictional Chesil Island appears to float on the horizon. Perched above its bay, a statue of the Virgin Mary spreads its arms, its robes ‘faded and splintered by salt’. This icon of the miraculous and maternal, crafted from trees and symbolic of the invasion and settlement of Indigenous land, is imposing and worn, revered and neglected.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Australian Book Review no. 419 March 2020 18747522 2020 periodical issue

    'Welcome to the fiery March 2020 issue of ABR! Our cover features a luminous, shocking photo from the New South Wales bushfires. Award-winning historian Tom Griffiths writes about this ‘season of reckoning’ during which we saw ‘the best and worst of Australia: the instinctive strength of bush communities and the manipulative malevolence of fossil-fuelled politicians’. Elsewhere, Dominic Kelly writes about privilege and The Economist; Yves Rees reviews several trans memoirs; and we have reviews of new novels by Louise Erdrich, Anne Enright, Philip Pullman, Evie Wyld, and Catherine Noske.' (Introduction)

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