And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

Richard Flanagan


The accumulated brief items of nonfiction from considered one of Australia's top novelists. 'And what do you do, Mr Faulkner?' requested Clark Gable after being brought to William Faulkner at a celebration. 'I write,' answered Faulkner. 'And what do you do, Mr Gable?' accrued right here for the 1st time are the superior of Richard Flanagan's wide-ranging, free-wheeling writings on every thing from directing movie and writing novels to a close to deadly kayak journey; from baking bread to bushfires to artwork to conflict; from Kosovar refugees at the run to Jorge Luis Borges to his celebrated essay at the rape of Tasmania's forests, credited as a key to halting Gunns' billion buck pulp mill. gleaming, relocating and regularly miraculous, this can be exhilarating interpreting from one among Australia's most sensible writers.

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