Was the lost part also searching for her? Amy Witting's admirers will find this novel as distinctive and compelling as her stories and her poetry. One sometimes feels positively winded with unsettling insights. There is something relentless, almost unnerving in her anatomising of foibles, fears obsessions, private shame, the nature of loneliness, the nature of panic. When I finished it I went straight back to the first page. She had numerous poems and short stories published in magazines such as Quadrant and The New Yorker.
Her acclaimed short fiction is collected in the volume Faces and Voices. Witting was awarded the Patrick White Prize. Waking in hospital, Isobel learns that she will be confined to a sanatorium in the Blue Mountains. There, among the motley assortment of patients, and with the aid of great works of literature, she will confront the horrors of her past. But can she find a way to face the future?
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Confronting and compassionate, profound and funny, the second Isobel Callaghan novel is every bit as brilliant as its much-loved predecessor. It confirmed Amy Witting as one of the finest Australian writers of her time. Amy Witting was born in Sydney in She had numerous poems and short stories published in magazines such as Quadrant and the New Yorker. Amy Witting died in Amy Witting is comparable to Jean Rhys, but she has more starch, or vinegar.
A compassionate masterpiece. When Morgan unexpectedly passes away in the Netherlands, the woman he was living with —the mysterious Ana —agrees to accompany his body, and his final Nahum story, home to Australia.
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