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The Colour of Kerosene and Other Stories - ebook: pdf

Cameron Raynes

The Colour of Kerosene and Other Stories - ebook: pdf
In these fourteen stories, Cameron Raynes traverses landscapes of regret, joy and redemption. In a country town, a woman plots to ruin her rival with an act steeped in racism. A welfare worker is asked to spy on a colleague. And in the award-winning title story, a taxi driver accepts a fare he knows he shouldn't:

They headed east, the nude hills of the Geraldton plains, stripped of their trees a century before, leaning into them on both sides as the car climbed into the marginal country. Behind him, Luke heard the gurgle of fluid sluicing out of a bladder and into a cup, smelt the sweet stink of cheap wine. Itï¾ occurred to him that it was not too late to turn back.

Cameron Raynes has worked in Perth, Meekatharra, Katherine, Darwin and Adelaide as a barman, welfare worker, anthropologist, historian, archivist,editor, academic and scriptwriter. He has a PhD on the moral subtext of Aboriginal oral history and writes whenever he can. He lives in Semaphore and is currently writing a script for a feature film based on his story, 'The Colour of Kerosene'.

Praise for The Colour of Kerosene and Other Stories:
'Reading the stories in Kerosene will put dirt under your fingernails. Raynes's vision is hard-edged and sometimes downright brutal yet it's studded with empathy, compassion and truth.' - Patrick Allington

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Category Literature - Fiction
Format Ebook - PDF
Size 0 x 0 mm
ISBN 9781743051290
Extent 180 pages
Price: AU$9.94 including GST
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