The Hills of Apollo Bay

Cowan, Peter

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Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN-13: 9781921361616
Series: Australian Classics
Binding: Paperback
Year Published: 2009
Richard is a young writer running from his hometown of Perth in search of a freer existence in Melbourne. His best friend is an ex-boxer turned black marketeer and his girlfriend is an old-fashioned ôtartö with heart.

Against the background of post-war censorship and isolation, Richard struggles to find cultural nourishment. With a profound dismay about the directions we have followed in the post-war world, Cowan challenges some of our most cherished assumptions about our identity, our culture and the land.

æà a writerÆs writer who has created a position at the leading edge of his craft.Æ ù Weekend Australian.

æThe protest, a lament for that lost ferment of Australian art and ideas and succeeding cultural deadness, is subtle but sure.Æ ù Hal Colebatch, The West Australian.
ID: 185123
Code: FA000368