(9) Tim Winton
, 'Abbreviation', The Turning Pan Macmillan, Sydney, 2013, p.
Though Slow Man Paul resists getting a move on, to his creator Elizabeth Costello's frustration, he recalls the delusional explorer-figure Voss of Patrick White's mythopoeic 1957 novel (name-checked in Coetzee's Dusklands), as he does the damaged sub-heroes of Tim Winton
's work, like Luther Fox of Dirt Music.
Set on the coast of western Australia, Tim Winton
's Dirt Music charts the lives of Georgie Jutland and Luther Fox, two people from very different backgrounds who have effectively walled themselves off from the world.
Michael Hirst, Francesca Brill and Susie Brooks-Smith adaptated the script from Tim Winton
Matthew Saville directs this stunning mini-series based on the acclaimed 1991 novel by Tim Winton
Our hands-down least favorites included Stephen Greenblatt's Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, which turned out to be a textbook that few finished, and Tim Winton
's The Riders, which has remained a mystery to this day.
Peter Carey, Tim Winton
, Robert Drewe and Helen Garner are my favourite Australian writers.
This resource uses a series of film clips from the acclaimed television series Lockie Leonard, which is based on the trilogy of novels written by Tim Winton
. Each digitised clip runs for between one and four minutes and provides the springboard for much discussion on a variety of topics.
Penned by Justin Monjo (whose credits include episodes of "Farscape" and adapting Tim Winton
's novel "Cloudstreet" for the stage), it's about people who meet in the desert near Alice Springs to view a total eclipse of the sun.
's novel 'Cloudstreet' was voted as the best Australian book of all time, while two of the author's other books, 'Dirt Music' and 'The Riders', were also include in the list.
The other contenders for the Booker were Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry, Unless by Carol Shields, The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor, Fingersmith by Sarah Waters and Dirt Music by Tim Winton