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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey
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'The Simplest Words is Alex Miller's first collection of stories, memoir, commentary and poetry.

'All of Alex Miller's novels have been critically acclaimed and have won or been shortlisted in the major Australian literary awards. He is twice winner of Australia's premier literary prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and is an overall winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for The Ancestor Game. His eleventh and most recent novel, Coal Creek, won the 2014 Victorian Premier's Literary Award.

'Alex Miller is published internationally and his works have been widely translated.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    For

    Ross, Erin, Amelie and Adrienne

    Kate and Mato

  • Epigraph: And I always thought: the very simplest words / Must be enough - Bertolt Brecht

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2015 .
      image of person or book cover 7474751638688662870.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 368p.
      Note/s:
      • Published November 2015
      ISBN: 9781743313572

Other Formats

  • Dyslexic edition.
  • Large print.

Works about this Work

Roller Skating Brenda Walker , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 379 2016; (p. 59)

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Great Humanity and Human Decency : Annette Marfording Reviews ‘The Simplest Words : A Storyteller’s Journey’ by Alex Miller Annette Marfording , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , January - March no. 17 2016;

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Life Comes before Work Gerard Windsor , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 January 2016; (p. 17)

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Annette Marfording’s Best Reads of 2015 Annette Marfording , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October - December no. 16 2015;
Life Comes before Work Gerard Windsor , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 January 2016; (p. 17)

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Great Humanity and Human Decency : Annette Marfording Reviews ‘The Simplest Words : A Storyteller’s Journey’ by Alex Miller Annette Marfording , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , January - March no. 17 2016;

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Roller Skating Brenda Walker , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , March no. 379 2016; (p. 59)

— Review of The Simplest Words : A Storyteller's Journey Alex Miller , 2015 selected work short story prose autobiography poetry
Annette Marfording’s Best Reads of 2015 Annette Marfording , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , October - December no. 16 2015;
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