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Australian Arts

Minimalist but highly imaginative

19 November 2022

9:00 AM

19 November 2022

9:00 AM

If you live in the suburb of Hawthorn in the midst of all that leafy greenness, in the federal seat of Kooyong where Josh Frydenberg bit the dust for that Teal candidate Monique Ryan and where expectations are stirring about whether the bon bourgeoisie of Melbourne can hack any more of Daniel Andrews, Lord Lockdown, there is something like the greatest concentration of private schools in – what? – the southern hemisphere, the universe? One reminder of this was an edition, a hardback plastic covered for better preservation, of Tim Winton’s book of short stories, The Turning, going for a...

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