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Brian Castro, Katharine England

'Brian Castro's fifth novel is perhaps his most complex and certainly his most political. Like all his work it is productively playful, punningly irreverent and deeply concerned with sex and death, fact and fiction, but also more seriously with the redemptive possibilities of art and the existential power of the novel - all in the context of Australia's contested history.' from the Introduction by Katharine England

Praise for Drift:
'A novel of daring, of enormous originality of ideas, of our history seen through a kaleidoscopic imagination dizzying in its range ...' - Matthew Condon, Australian

'Brian Castro is an amazingly gifted writer ...' - Helen Elliott, Canberra Times

'I really do think that Castro should be a contender for a Nobel Prize. He is a remarkable author.' - Lisa Hill, ANZ LitLovers

Brian Castro was educated at the University of Sydney and has worked in Australian, French and Hong Kong universities as a teacher and writer. He is the author of ten novels and a volume of essays on writing and culture. His novels have won a number of state and national prizes including the Australian/Vogel literary award, The Age Fiction Prize, the National Book Council Prize for Fiction, four Victorian Premier's awards, two NSW Premier's awards and the Queensland Premier's Award for Fiction. Castro was the 2014 recipient of the Patrick White Award for Literature.

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Format Paperback
Size 198 x 130 mm
ISBN 9781862549739
Extent 248 pages
Price: AU$24.95 including GST
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