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Brothers and Sisters
 

Brothers and Sisters (Paperback)

Edited by Wood, Charlotte

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'Your brother or sister, it might be said, is your other self - your grander, sadder, braver, shrewder, uglier, slenderer self ...Your sibling is your most severe judge and your fiercest defender. You must always rescue them. They always abandon you ...You recognise one another, ...this is your relief and your ruin. They are your duty. They stun you with the sudden presence and force of their goodness. They give you Christmas presents that show you are strangers. You are strangers.' 'You love them; it cannot be explained why or how.' From Charlotte Woods' Introduction to Brothers and Sisters Critics and readers alike have long commented on Charlotte Wood's acute ability to dissect sibling relationships in her novels. Life-long resentments, tensions, alliances and affections between brothers and sisters play out in her books to brilliant effect. Here, Charlotte brings her skills to an anthology of stories by well-known and new writers - Tony Birch, Tegan Bennett Daylight, Robert Drewe, Ashley Hay, Cate Kennedy, Nam Le, Roger McDonald, Paddy O'Reilly, Virginia Peters, Michael Sala, Christos Tsiolkas, Charlotte Wood - who have written about an element of sister/brother
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ISBN 9781742375939
Published NZ 1 Oct 2011
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781742375939
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Allen & Unwin
Imprint Allen & Unwin
Published 1 Oct 2011
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Wood, Charlotte
Category Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Short Stories
Australian
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 208mm
Dewey Code A823.0108
Weight 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Brothers and sisters, Short stories, Australian, Families
NBS Text Anthologies, Essays, Letters & Miscellaneous
ONIX Text General/trade

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