Benang: from the heart

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Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1999 - Fiction - 500 pages
8 Reviews
Oceanic in its rhythms and understanding, brilliant in its use of language and image, moving in its largeness of spirit, compelling in its narrative scope and style, this intriguing journey is a celebration and lamentof beginning and return, of obliteration and recovery, of silencing, and of powerful utterance. Both tentative and daring, it speaks to the present and a possible future through stories, dreams, rhythms, songs, images and documents mobilized from the incompletely acknowledged and still dynamic past.

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User Review  - Kent Quaney - Goodreads

Fascinating topic, but dense and difficult to read, mostly because of a cast of dozens and dozens of characters who drift in and out of the story, and a plodding high-literary writing style that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Took me a while to get into this - but am approximately half way through and loving it. It's dark, haunting, terrifying, beautiful, lyrical. I couldn't finish it. Too sad. Too hard. Broke my heart. Read full review

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