Andrew McGahan


Born
Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Died
February 01, 2019


Andrew McGahan (b. 1966) was an Australian novelist, best known for his first novel Praise, and for his Miles Franklin Award-winning novel The White Earth. His novel Praise is considered to be part of the Australian literary genre of grunge lit.

Average rating: 3.72 · 4,779 ratings · 516 reviews · 14 distinct worksSimilar authors
The White Earth

3.71 avg rating — 1,434 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Praise

3.68 avg rating — 1,095 ratings — published 1992 — 9 editions
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Wonders of a Godless World

3.41 avg rating — 460 ratings — published 2009 — 11 editions
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1988

3.65 avg rating — 404 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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Last Drinks

3.87 avg rating — 358 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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The Coming of the Whirlpool...

3.82 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
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Underground

3.73 avg rating — 274 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Rich Man's House

3.89 avg rating — 218 ratings — published 2019 — 2 editions
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The Voyage of the Unquiet I...

4.14 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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The War of the Four Isles  ...

4.12 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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The Coming of the Whirlpool The Voyage of the Unquiet Ice The War of the Four Isles The Ocean of the Dead
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“Speech is such definite thing ... Maybe it's a matter if sincerity. I'm never that certain of anything I feel about a person, and talking about it simplifies it all so brutally. It's easier to keep quiet. To act what you feel. Actions are softer. They can be interpreted in lots of different ways, and emotions should be interpreted in lots of different ways.”
Andrew McGahan

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