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Guest review: Lyndon Riggall on <i>Five Wounds</i> by Jonathan Walker & Dan Hallett

Guest review: Lyndon Riggall on Five Wounds by Jonathan Walker & Dan Hallett

Angela Meyer January 25, 2011 3 Comments

Allen & Unwin, 2010 9781742370132 (Aus, US, UK) To call your novel ‘illuminated’ is a dangerous thing. Five Wounds‘ claim holds with it the expectation that it should be something beyond a typical read. An ‘illuminated novel’ must be more than novel: no minor feat, and no small promise. I am glad to say that […]

Guest post by Jonathan Walker: Little Dorrit

Angela Meyer October 21, 2010

In the Summer of 1989, I left my father’s home, which was never my home, not after my mother died. I couldn’t stand it there, in my father’s home, in the dark there, with the recessed windows and the ceilings, so low I used to bang my head on the doorjambs. The smell was what […]