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Remembering Babylon by David Malouf
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Nov 08, 10

bookshelves: historical-fiction, award-winner, australia, favorites, 20th-century, 19th-century
Read in March, 1995 — I own a copy

This is an absolutely beautiful book--I found myself quoting it constantly, i.e. "When she got up and walked out into the paddock, and all the velvety grass heads blazed up, haloed with gold, she felt under the influence of her secret skin, suddenly floaty, as if she had been relieved of the weight of her own life, and the brighter being in her was very gently stirring and shifting its wings."-- the character, Janet:
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