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Moorhouse 'muses on the aesthetics of martini lore ... and the nature of drinking.' He also 'reflects on the role of the martini in his own life in prose as dry and intoxicating as the martini itself.'

Source: Random House website, http://www.randomhouse.com.au/WEB_ASP/ttle_detail.asp?isbn=1740513126
Sighted: 31/10/2005

Notes

  • Dedication: I dedicate this book to my dear friend and agent for many years, Rosemary Creswell, who guided and aided me in many aspects of my life and writing.
  • Epigraph: ...it was an employment for his idle time, which was then not idly spent. Izaak Walton, The Compleat Angler (1653)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Knopf , 2005 .
      Extent: 240p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 1740513126 (hbk.)
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage Books , 2007 .
      Extent: 261p.
      ISBN: 9781740511452

Works about this Work

His Dark Material Richard Guilliatt , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 1-2 December 2007; (p. 24-25, 27-28)
'He's the Sad Old Man of Letters' Wendy James , 2007 extract correspondence (Moorhouse Bombshell)
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 2)
Moorhouse Bombshell Wendy James , 2007 single work correspondence A letter from Wendy James to the Australian newspaper detailing her reaction to Frank Moorhouse's (her former husband's) memoir Martini.
Martini Stirs Moorhouse Ex's Fury Jonathan Porter , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 1, 2)
Jonathan Porter reports on claims by Wendy James, former wife of Frank Moorhouse, that Moorhouse used her love letters to her ex-husband without acknowledgement and for profit.
Politics and Monomania Ken Gelder , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 184 2006; (p. 48-56)
Stir and Savour Michael Sharkey , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 November 2005; (p. 14-15)

— Review of Martini : A Memoir Frank Moorhouse , 2005 single work prose
Mental Circus, Martini Mix Mark Thomas , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 5 November 2005; (p. 13)

— Review of Martini : A Memoir Frank Moorhouse , 2005 single work prose
An Unshakeable Love Affair Ross Fitzgerald , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5-6 November 2005; (p. 23)

— Review of Martini : A Memoir Frank Moorhouse , 2005 single work prose
Shaken but not Stirred Ben Harrison , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 December 2005; (p. 4)

— Review of Martini : A Memoir Frank Moorhouse , 2005 single work prose
Martini Time Craig Sherborne , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 277 2005-2006; (p. 43)

— Review of Martini : A Memoir Frank Moorhouse , 2005 single work prose
Politics and Monomania Ken Gelder , 2006 single work criticism
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 184 2006; (p. 48-56)
Martini Stirs Moorhouse Ex's Fury Jonathan Porter , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 1, 2)
Jonathan Porter reports on claims by Wendy James, former wife of Frank Moorhouse, that Moorhouse used her love letters to her ex-husband without acknowledgement and for profit.
Moorhouse Bombshell Wendy James , 2007 single work correspondence A letter from Wendy James to the Australian newspaper detailing her reaction to Frank Moorhouse's (her former husband's) memoir Martini.
'He's the Sad Old Man of Letters' Wendy James , 2007 extract correspondence (Moorhouse Bombshell)
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 31 March - 1 April 2007; (p. 2)
His Dark Material Richard Guilliatt , 2007 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 1-2 December 2007; (p. 24-25, 27-28)
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