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The Resource Standing in the shadow : three novellas, by Peter Corris

Standing in the shadow : three novellas, by Peter Corris

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Standing in the shadow : three novellas
Title
Standing in the shadow
Title remainder
three novellas
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by Peter Corris
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eng
Summary
My hands tremble as I close the faded, dog-eared manuscript inside the battered manila folder. Every instinct tells me that here at last is the big one.' But all is not as it seems in the half-tonal worlds of the literary agent in The Illusionist, the Vietnam draft dodger in Conscription, or the wrestler in Tag-team... Standing in the Shadow explores the sexual underside of life in Sydney. 'These long stories have an effortless readability ... they show a bracing command of the range of human feeling, an alert sympathy to the kinship, under the skin, of every form of erotic itch and a fictional virtuosity in the range of sympathies evoked. The prose is expert, the dialogue is 'overheard' and there is, almost incidentally, a superb command of the nuances and differences of history in this record of human desire ..
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1942-
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Corris, Peter
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no index present
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fiction
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  • 1942-
  • 1942-
  • 1942-
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  • Anderson, Sarah
  • Corris, Peter
  • Corris, Peter
  • Corris, Peter
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  • Short stories, Australian
  • Australian fiction
  • Literary agents
  • Draft resisters
  • Wrestlers
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
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Standing in the shadow : three novellas, by Peter Corris
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Cover and design by Sarah Anderson
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Content category
text
Contents
  • Tag-team
  • Conscription
  • Illusionist
Control code
000051786613
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781921875328
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
Standing in the shadow : three novellas, by Peter Corris
Publication
Copyright
Note
Cover and design by Sarah Anderson
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
  • Tag-team
  • Conscription
  • Illusionist
Control code
000051786613
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
206 pages
Isbn
9781921875328
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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