Border Districts

Gerald Murnane

$24.95

 

Giramondo’s publication of Gerald Murnane’s new work of fiction comes at a time of heightened international interest in this highly regarded author. Border Districts and Murnane’s Collected Short Fiction will be released in the United States by distinguished New York publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux in early 2018.

Gerald Murnane is renowned for his dedication to a singular vision which he has elaborated across a body of work remarkable for its continuity and focus. He is the author of eleven books of fiction, including Tamarisk Row, Inland, Barley Patch, A History of Books and A Million Windows, and a collection of essays, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs, which have been published by Giramondo. He is a recipient of the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Adelaide Festival Literature Award for Innovation and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award.

‘a genius on the level of Beckett’ — Teju Cole

‘The emotional conviction…is so intense, the somber lyricism so moving, the intelligence behind the chiseled sentences so undeniable, that we suspend all disbelief.’ — J.M. Coetzee

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ISBN : 9781925336542
Epdf ISBN : 978-1-925336-57-3
Epub ISBN : 978-1-925336-58-0
pp : 192
Category:
November 2017

About the Author

Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne in 1939. He is the author of ten works of fiction. Of these, Tamarisk Row (2008), Inland (2013)Barley Patch (2009), A History of Books (2012), A Million Windows (2014) and Landscape With Landscape (2016), and a collection of essays, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs (2005), have been published by Giramondo. He is a recipient of the Patrick White Literary Award, the Melbourne Prize for Literature, the Adelaide Festival Literature Award for Innovation, and an Emeritus Fellowship from the Literature Board of the Australia Council. Gerald Murnane: online archive – click on this link to access a summary of Murnane's reviews, articles and publishing history. The Paris Review: 'Scenes from Gerald Murnane's Golf Club' The Sydney Review of Books: 'The Still-Breathing Author', an address by Gerald Murnane