Koroluk-Stephenson’s work is a confrontation between the realistic and the artificial. Her landscapes appear familiar, and yet there is a sense of a deeper meaning that vanishes as we try to grasp it. This is the experience of dreams.
In Knowood's diary, buried among reports of weather and hunting and ham, there is something dramatic and historically significant. Can you see it?
Hobart's old newspapers are a wealth of curious stories which, told in the ornate style of the time, bring the past to life.
Death of a River Guide was Richard Flanagan's first novel. "One of the most auspicious debuts in Australian writing."