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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Machines for Feeling
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'Rien meets Mark at St Mary's Home for Children. They experience passion, loss and hope as they begin a tenuous but tender relationship and a new life beyond the Home. While Mark dreams of machines to repair the fractured world, Rien writes stories of failing to help her recover the missing events of her past. Their friend Dog Boy escapes from St Mary's to embark on a rugged journey that will dramatically alter each of their lives. Mireille Juchau writes with a strong spare poetic style. In creating three unusual characters with distinctly inventive inner lives, she raises questions about the nature of being and individuality, and highlights the enduring power of the imagination in a world with little time for difference, or patience for sensitivity.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: for Gladys, Bob, Gerda and George
  • Epigraph:

    There are times when the child seems not yet to have crossed into the world

    Despite having entered a body

    Memory a wind passing through the blood trees within us

    Someone was supposed to have come

    –Carolyn Forche, 'The Recording Angel'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2016 .
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      Extent: 243p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2016
      ISBN: 9780702258688, 9780702258701, 9780702258695

Works about this Work

Burnt Children Elizabeth Perkins , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , Winter vol. 21 no. 3 2002; (p. 68-69)

— Review of Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel
Mars Bars and Ecstasy Lucy Sussex , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 167 2002; (p. 108-110)

— Review of All That False Instruction : A Novel of Lesbian Love Elizabeth Riley , 1975 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel ; Room Temperature Cath Kenneally , 2001 single work novel ; Parachute Silk : Friends, Food, Passion : A Novel in Letters Gina Mercer , 2001 single work novel ; After Cynthia Amy Witting , 2001 single work novel ; Fish Lips Carolyn Van Langenberg , 2001 single work novel
Paperbacks Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 17 February 2002; (p. 51)

— Review of Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel ; Regret Ian Kennedy Williams , 2002 single work novel ; Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1996 single work biography ; Finding Ullagundahi Island Fabienne Bayet , 2001 single work novel
Fringe Society Gillian Dooley , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 237 2001-2002; (p. 53-54)

— Review of The Artist Is a Thief Stephen Gray , 2001 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel ; Goddess and the Galaxy Boy Ingrid Woodrow , 2001 single work novel
In Short Debra Adelaide , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 December 2001; (p. 15)

— Review of Bush Oranges Kay Donovan , 2001 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel
Burnt Children Elizabeth Perkins , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Social Alternatives , Winter vol. 21 no. 3 2002; (p. 68-69)

— Review of Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel
Fine line Between Elegant and Over the Top Ceridwen Spark , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 October 2001; (p. 6)

— Review of Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel
In Short Debra Adelaide , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 December 2001; (p. 15)

— Review of Bush Oranges Kay Donovan , 2001 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel
Fringe Society Gillian Dooley , 2001-2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 237 2001-2002; (p. 53-54)

— Review of The Artist Is a Thief Stephen Gray , 2001 single work novel ; Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel ; Goddess and the Galaxy Boy Ingrid Woodrow , 2001 single work novel
Paperbacks Ian McFarlane , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 17 February 2002; (p. 51)

— Review of Machines for Feeling Mireille Juchau , 2001 single work novel ; Regret Ian Kennedy Williams , 2002 single work novel ; Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1996 single work biography ; Finding Ullagundahi Island Fabienne Bayet , 2001 single work novel
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