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Another essay for Meanjin, in which I try to unpack what it is that makes George R R. Martin’s storytelling so distinctive and, to my mind, underrated.
Cool dude. Friendship magician. Dad handsome. These are all words to describe Jack Vening. But there’s another word you’ll often hear, and that’s ‘dang, he can write some presidential prose, my compadre!’ That’s a phrase rather than a word, but you know. 269 more words
Richard Flanagan, The narrow road to the deep north (Vintage 2013)
I have admired Richard Flanagan’s stories, prose, vision (and environmental ethic) for many years. My wife was reading his first novel, … 193 more words