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Typewriter Music

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David Malouf’s new collection begins with a memory of new love – with ‘grace unasked for, urgencies that boom under the pocket of a shirt’ – and ends in the intimate territory of the long-familiar where there is no need for words. This volume is marked by an astonishing breadth of intelligence and erudition, yet steps lightly among the objects of our lives and the wonder ...more
Hardcover, 85 pages
Published June 4th 2007 by University of Queensland Press
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Any serious poet in Australia today must read all the poetry of David Malouf. His novel too are magical.
Whatever he writes is of such a superb level of mastery it may be daunting to younger poets, but there is so much to learn.
Forget reading Les Murray. Read MALOUF!
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David Malouf is the author of ten novels and six volumes of poetry. His novel The Great World was awarded both the prestigious Commonwealth Prize and the Prix Femina Estranger. Remembering Babylon was short-listed for the Booker Prize. He has also received the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. He lives in Sydney, Australia.
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