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scis·sion

(sizh'ŏn),
1. A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
2. Synonym(s): cleavage (3)
[L. scissio, fr. scindo, pp. scissus, to cleave]

scis·sion

(sizh'ŏn)
1. A separation, division, or splitting, as in fission.
2. Synonym(s): cleavage (2) .
[L. scissio, fr. scindo, pp. scissus, to cleave]

scission

(sĭzh′ŭn) [L. scindere, to split]
Dividing, cutting, or splitting.
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Novelists Peter Carey and Joan London have added their names to a growing list - including Tim Winton, Robert Dessaix and Richard Flanagan - who are refusing to allow their novels to be admitted into the festival's AUD40,000 Tasmania Pacific Fiction Prize.
At the moment I'm reading Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle, Cloud Street by Tim Winton and Every Man For Himself by Beryl Bainbridge.
Graywolf's handsome reprint is the first American edition of Shallows, the novel which in 1984 established Tim Winton as Australia's most promising young writer, a reputation he has continued to enjoy in the ensuing ten years.
The other authors in the running for the coveted prize are Pulitzer Prize-winning Carol Shields (Unless), William Trevor (The Story of Lucy Gault), Tim Winton (Dirt Music), Yann Martel (Life of Pi) and Rohinton Mistry (Family Matters).
Australian author Tim Winton has pledged to donate the entire prize money from his Premier's Book Award to an environmental group working to protect the Ningaloo coral reef in Western Australia.
Jonathan Cape); u Yann Martel - Life of Pi (Canongate); u Jon McGregor - If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things (Bloomsbury); u Rohinton Mistry - Family Matters (Faber and Faber); u Will Self - Dorian (Viking); u Carol Shields - Unless (4th Estate); u Zadie Smith - The Autograph Man (Hamish Hamilton); u Colin Thubron - To The Last City (Chatto & Windus); u William Trevor - The Story of Lucy Gault (Viking); u Sarah Waters - Fingersmith (Virago); u Tim Winton - Dirt Music (Picador).
LONDON A Royal National Theater presentation, in association with Riverside Studios, of the Company B Belvoir and Black Swan Theater production of a play in three acts adapted by Nick Enright and Justin Monjo from the novel by Tim Winton.
Yann Martel, Life of Pi Jon McGregor, If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things Rohinton Mistry, Family Matters Will Self, Dorian Carol Shields, Unless Zadie Smith, The Autograph Man Colin Thubron, To The Last City William Trevor, The Story of Lucy Gault Sarah Waters, Fingersmith Tim Winton, Dirt Music
Brenda Blethyn and Ray Barrett play an unhappy middle-age couple, and Richard Roxburgh and Miranda Otto young lovers, in this adaptation of the Tim Winton novel, lensed in remote mountain settings.