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Five Bells by Gail Jones
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Mar 21, 12

Read in March, 2012

Loved the concept and the characters – a great snapshot of the diversity of people on any one day around Sydney harbour - but was disappointed with how quickly and with the way the book finished – it felt abrupt and incomplete. I would have liked the book to be longer as I felt I was just getting to know the characters and wanted to get to know more of the “now” of their lives and have that developed.
Overall though I really enjoyed her writing style and will be actively searching out more of her books
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Elizabeth Lhuede I read Dreams of Speaking and really enjoyed that. Glad to see that Five Bells has been longlisted for the Miles Franklin.

Dreams of Speaking by Gail Jones


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