The Resource Questions of travel, Michelle de Kretser

Questions of travel, Michelle de Kretser

Label
Questions of travel
Title
Questions of travel
Statement of responsibility
Michelle de Kretser
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A mesmerising literary novel, Questions of Travel charts two very different lives. Laura travels the world before returning to Sydney, where she works for a publisher of travel guides. Ravi dreams of being a tourist until he is driven from Sri Lanka by devastating events
Summary
An Australian tour-guide, returning to work in Sydney after a small inheritance allows her to travel the world, crosses paths with a Sri Lankan political exile in this novel that juxtaposes tourism with the lives of locals
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, 2013.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 2013.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Book of the Year, 2014.
  • NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Christina Stead Prize for Fiction, 2014.
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards: Fiction, 2013.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Fiction category, 2012.
  • Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Premier's Prize, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160709
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Kretser, Michelle
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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Voyages and travels
Target audience
adult
Label
Questions of travel, Michelle de Kretser
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000049908581
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
517 p.
Isbn
9781743311004
Label
Questions of travel, Michelle de Kretser
Publication
Control code
000049908581
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
517 p.
Isbn
9781743311004

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