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Martin Boyd (2nd Edition)

Brenda Niall

Martin Boyd (2nd Edition)

Brenda Niall

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He was one of the generation whose lives were forever changed by the futility and barbarism of the Western Front. His writing style was forged out of the despair of his wartime experience and the contrasting civility and urbanity of his life. Brenda Niall, award-winning biographer of The Boyds, uncovers Martin's complex personality -- witty, generous, sociable, yet deeply reserved -- and takes you on his literary and personal journey to find his 'home of the spirit'. Martin Boyd, the novelist member of the Boyd artistic dynasty, is now ranked with Henry Handel Richardson and Christina Stead as a major Australian writer.

- Publisher Brenda Niall uncovers Martin's personality and takes a literary and personal journey to find his 'home of the spirit'. Martin Boyd, the novelist member of the Boyd artistic dynasty, is ranked as a major Australian writer.

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About "Martin Boyd (2nd Edition)"

He was one of the generation whose lives were forever changed by the futility and barbarism of the Western Front. His writing style was forged out of the despair of his wartime experience and the contrasting civility and urbanity of his life. Brenda Niall, award-winning biographer of The Boyds, uncovers Martin's complex personality -- witty, generous, sociable, yet deeply reserved -- and takes you on his literary and personal journey to find his 'home of the spirit'. Martin Boyd, the novelist member of the Boyd artistic dynasty, is now ranked with Henry Handel Richardson and Christina Stead as a major Australian writer.
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Brenda Niall uncovers Martin's personality and takes a literary and personal journey to find his 'home of the spirit'. Martin Boyd, the novelist member of the Boyd artistic dynasty, is ranked as a major Australian writer.
- Publisher

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Brenda Niall

Brenda Niall is an Australian author who made the finalist for the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015. She also made the shortlist for the Queensland Literary Awards 2015 in the Nonfiction category with her title Mannix.

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  • Catalogue Code 220585
  • Product Code 0522851312
  • EAN 9780522851311
  • Pages 282
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Melbourne University Press
  • Publication Date Jun 2004
  • Dimensions 234 x 164 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.587kg

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