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y separately published work icon A Million Windows single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 A Million Windows
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'This new work of fiction by one of Australia’s most highly regarded authors focuses on the importance of trust, and the possibility of betrayal, in storytelling as in life. It tests the relationship established between author and reader, and on occasions of intimacy, between child and parent, boyfriend and girlfriend, husband and wife. Murnane’s fiction is woven from images, and the feelings associated with them, and the images that flit through A Million Windows like butterflies – the reflections of the setting sun like spots of golden oil, the houses of two or perhaps three storeys, the procession of dark-haired females, the clearing in the forest, the colours indigo and silver-grey, the death of a young woman who had leaped into a well – build to an emotional crescendo that is all the more powerful for the intricacy of their patterning.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Epigraph: The house of fiction has in short not one window, but a million... –Henry James
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Artarmon, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Giramondo Publishing , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 192p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 14 June 2014
      ISBN: 9781922146533 (paperback)
    • New Hampshire,
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      David R. Godine ,
      2016 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 192p.p.
      ISBN: 9781567925555, 1567925553

Works about this Work

The Neighbors Are Real Characters James McNamara , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 19 June 2016; (p. 17)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Melbourne, City of Literature Jackie Lamoureux , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: World Literature Today , March vol. 90 no. 2 2016; (p. 5)
[Review] : A Million Windows by Gerald Murnane Hans Burger , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 30 no. 2 2016; (p. 417-419)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Review : A Million Windows Eugen Bacon , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , 1 January vol. 89 no. 1 2015; (p. 68-69)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Silence and Sound in the Sentences of Gerald Murnane’s A Million Windows Anthony Uhlmann , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 15 no. 1 2015;
'This article develops a reading of Gerald Murnane's 2014 novel A Million Windows, focusing on the manner in which the novel interrogates the nature of meaning making in fiction. It looks at the paired ideas of sound and silence: the former producing sense through sentences proper to the sense they need to convey; the latter impressing itself as what needs to be understood.' (Publication abstract)
Nothing is Quite What it Seems Singular View on Fiction's Truths Peter Craven , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 June (p. 22) The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 June 2014; (p. 32-33) The Age , 14-15 June 2014; (p. 32-33)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Markers of Lifetime Memory Geordie Williamson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 July 2014; (p. 19)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 9 August 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel ; Hergesheimer in the Present Tense Morris Lurie , 2014 selected work short story
Veiled Epiphanies Shannon Burns , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 363 2014; (p. 40-41)

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Remote Viewing Emmett Stinson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , September 2014;

— Review of A Million Windows Gerald Murnane , 2014 single work novel
Silence and Sound in the Sentences of Gerald Murnane’s A Million Windows Anthony Uhlmann , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: JASAL , vol. 15 no. 1 2015;
'This article develops a reading of Gerald Murnane's 2014 novel A Million Windows, focusing on the manner in which the novel interrogates the nature of meaning making in fiction. It looks at the paired ideas of sound and silence: the former producing sense through sentences proper to the sense they need to convey; the latter impressing itself as what needs to be understood.' (Publication abstract)
Melbourne, City of Literature Jackie Lamoureux , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: World Literature Today , March vol. 90 no. 2 2016; (p. 5)
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