David Malouf

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David Malouf


Born
in Brisbane, Australia
March 20, 1934

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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.

Average rating: 3.71 · 21,293 ratings · 2,248 reviews · 82 distinct worksSimilar authors
Ransom

3.70 avg rating — 4,556 ratings — published 2009 — 47 editions
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Remembering Babylon

3.48 avg rating — 3,331 ratings — published 1993 — 59 editions
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An Imaginary Life

3.88 avg rating — 2,340 ratings — published 1978 — 37 editions
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Fly Away Peter

3.39 avg rating — 1,730 ratings — published 1982 — 35 editions
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Johnno

3.73 avg rating — 1,295 ratings — published 1975 — 21 editions
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The Great World

3.88 avg rating — 745 ratings — published 1989 — 30 editions
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The Conversations at Curlow...

3.63 avg rating — 540 ratings — published 1996 — 32 editions
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Dream Stuff: Stories

3.62 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 2000 — 15 editions
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Harland's Half Acre

3.73 avg rating — 243 ratings — published 1984 — 27 editions
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12 Edmondstone Street

3.68 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 1985 — 10 editions
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“What else should our lives be but a continual series of beginnings, of painful settings out into the unknown, pushing off from the edges of consciousness into the mystery of what we have not yet become.”
David Malouf, An Imaginary Life
tags: life, self

“Words his soul danced to.”
David Malouf

“Here is the life you have tried to throw away. Here is your second chance. Here is the destiny you have tried to shake off by inventing a hundred false roles, a hundred false identities for yourself. It will look at first like disaster, but is really good fortune in disguise, since fate too knows how to follow your evasions through a hundred forms of its own. Now you will become at last the one you intended to be.”
David Malouf, An Imaginary Life

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