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'Stephen Romei celebrates the reissue of an Australian novel that interrogates the lines between fiction and reality and writer and reader.'


  • This work is an edited version of Stephen Romei's introduction to the Text Classic edition of Out of the Line of Fire.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , Ringwood : Penguin , 1988 Z370746 1988 single work novel

    'To an Australian writer visiting Heidelberg, the brilliant young philosophy student Wolfi is a compelling character. From the start, the details of Wolfi's life are curious - from his inquisitorial father and passionate mother to the grandmother who pays for his sexual initiation with a prostitute and to his connections with the outlandish rogue Karl.

    'As we are lured by Wolfi's obsession into the mysterious and erotic maze of this novel, we find nothing is as it appears.

    'What in fact is fact and what in fiction is fiction?' (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2014
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    y separately published work icon The Weekend Australian 20-21 September 2014 7846548 2014 newspaper issue 2014 pg. 18-19
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