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A View of Mount Warning single work   short story  
Alternative title: A View of Mt Warning
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 A View of Mount Warning
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Ten Short Stories You Must Read This Year Strawberry Hills : Australia Council for the Arts , 2009 Z1626083 2009 anthology short story extract Strawberry Hills : Australia Council for the Arts , 2009 pg. 1-20
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The True Colour of the Sea Robert Drewe , Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2018 14212049 2018 selected work short story

    'The long-awaited new collection of short stories from Australia’s master of the short-story genre.

    'An artist marooned on a remote island in the Arafura Sea contemplates his survival chances. He understands his desperate plight and the ocean’s unrelenting power. But what is its true colour?

    'A beguiling young woman nurses a baby by a lake while hiding brutal scars. Uneasy descendants of a cannibal victim visit the Pacific island of their ancestor’s murder. A Caribbean cruise of elderly tourists faces life with wicked optimism.

    'Witty, clever, ever touching and always inventive, the eleven stories in The True Colour of the Sea take us to many varied coasts: whether a tense Christmas holiday apartment overlooking the Indian Ocean or the shabby glamour of a Cuban resort hotel. 

    'Relationships might be frayed, savaged, regretted or celebrated, but here there is always the life-force of the ocean – seducing, threatening, inspiring.

    'In The True Colour of the Sea, Robert Drewe – Australia’s master of the short story form – makes a gift of stories that tackle the big themes of life: love, loss, desire, family, ageing, humanity and the life of art. '  (Publication summary)

    Camberwell : Hamish Hamilton , 2018
    pg. 109-128
Last amended 6 Sep 2018 06:24:04
  • Mount Warning, Uki area, Murwillumbah area, Far Northeast NSW, New South Wales,
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