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Ben Peek

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Ben Peek is the critically acclaimed Sydney based author of the Godless, Leviathan's Blood, Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth, Black Sheep, and the collection Dead Americans and Other Stories.

In 2017, his novel The Eternal Kingdom, the third book in the Children Trilogy, will be released.

He holds a doctorate in literature and splits his time between teaching and writing.

His first novel, Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth, had Rave Magazine say, “Ben Peek [has] joined the ranks of writers to realise dressing up their memoirs as a novel is less interesting that writing an actual autobiography with Twenty-Six Lies/One Truth....” Originally published by Wheatland Press, the series of alphabetical entries lists author hoaxes whilst also is an actual autobiogra
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The Godless (Children, #1)

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Saboteurs (Children, #0.5)

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Leviathan’s Blood Film

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The paperback release of Leviathan’s Blood is very soon and to celebrate that, we have a short film to share with you, and for you to share with others.


 



It’s pretty, isn’t it?


The script is by me, the voice work is by Nicola Lindsay, and the rest of it is by the fine people at Film 14.


It’s entire purpose is to be watched, enjoyed,...

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Brendan Connell's latest book, Clark, is excellent. Before anything else, you should know that.

It focuses on the life of Eric Clark, a Paraguayan born actor who works primarily in Italy through the late 50s, 60s, 70s and early 80s. In many ways, the
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Ghost Lights is the second in Lydia Millet's interlocking cycle of narratives, following on from where How the Dead Dream finished, changing protagonists to focus not on T., but on Hal, the husband of Susan.

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How the Dead Dream is Lydia Millet's follow up after the excellent Oh Pure and Radiant Heart, one of the best books, I believe, in the 21st Century so far (an opinion that is subject to change on the century and whim).

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I wrote it, so you cannot trust me to be honest. The main point of this 'review' is to simply list the stories in the volume for those curious about its contents. There are also links to story notes for each story, and a soundtrack. Consider it the o
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