By Gerald Murnane

ISBN-10: 1567925553

ISBN-13: 9781567925555

“The apartment of fiction,” wrote Henry James, “has . . . now not one window, yet a million.” during this, his newest paintings, Gerald Murnane, certainly one of Australia’s so much acclaimed modern authors, takes those phrases as his place to begin, and asks: Who, precisely, are that house’s citizens, and what do they see from their respective rooms? His resolution, one million home windows, is a beautiful (if unsettling) research into the glories and pitfalls of storytelling. targeting the significance of belief and the inevitability of betrayal in writing as in lifestyles, its nested tales discover the fraught relationships among writer and reader, baby and father or mother, boyfriend and female friend, husband and spouse. Murnane’s fiction is woven from images-the reflections of the surroundings sunlight on far away windowpanes, possible unlimited grasslands, a procession of dark-haired ladies, a clearing in a woodland, the colours indigo and silver-grey, and the mysterious loss of life of a tender woman-which construct to an emotional crescendo that's the entire extra robust for the intricacy of its patterning.

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