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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Fable of All Our Lives
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'At the age of thirty, things are looking up for Tait. Freed after ten years of confinement, he has gained a literary grant and is eager to find a home and to succeed in his work.

'As he settles in an idyllic spot, two worlds begin to converge for him. One is that of the local community, in which he discovers fellowship and the chance for love. The other is that of a larger drama of historical forces, one he comes to see as a tremendous moral fable of good and ill.

'As the two worlds make deepening claims on him, the pressure mounts. Should he welcome intimacy and accept whatever happiness is offered, or is he meant to follow another road?

'With a rich array of characters, and a potent blend of passion, lyricism and comedy, The Fable of All Our Lives will pose for readers the same question it poses for its protagonist: to what and to whom do we choose to belong?' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • You will learn that your trouble is but part of the trouble of all the western world. - J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Fourth Estate , 2010 .
      Extent: 577p.
      Note/s:
      • Also available as an electronic resource.
      ISBN: 9780732289928 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Pauline Moments Don Anderson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 325 2010; (p. 13)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
The Politics of Perversity and Male Masochism Nigel Krauth , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 August 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
Fiction Reviews Mary Philip , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 - 15 August 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
Books William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 7 August 2010; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel ; The Family Law Benjamin Law , 2010 selected work autobiography prose
Slowly Passing the Time Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 July 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
Untitled Richard Bilkey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 89 no. 9 2010; (p. 34)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
Slowly Passing the Time Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 July 2010; (p. 23)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
Books William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 7 August 2010; (p. 28-29)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel ; The Family Law Benjamin Law , 2010 selected work autobiography prose
Fiction Reviews Mary Philip , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 - 15 August 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
The Politics of Perversity and Male Masochism Nigel Krauth , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 August 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of The Fable of All Our Lives Peter Kocan , 2010 single work novel
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