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Brilliant, the whole territory of feeling explored

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Reviewed: 29-06-2019

The voice of the author resonates to the core in Juliet's reading of this sensitive work of art!

Every young woman (or older) should read this

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Reviewed: 21-04-2019

A beautifully read memoir, capturing every voice and every word of the author. Ruthless self reflection, intelligent insights, hope without once resorting to paliatives. Patriarchy and fear as they join hands with other economies no less powerful in their need to control. Thank goodness for the wider world and its broad hand in the raising of "our" children.

The redeeming power of love

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Reviewed: 03-03-2019

Even in families, love can heal deep wounds. Time can be traversed without further injury, even hard times. How much courage dies it take to love enough for this to happen? This book explores how much.

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Moving. An exploration of the wonders of love !

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Reviewed: 28-02-2019

Set on the edge of suburbia, death and grief succumb to love that knows no boundaries, is patient and kind. Zusak writes and reads in Australian. I felt at home in this book and understood more deeply being at home. The edge of the suburbs is no wasteland.

Astounding!

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Reviewed: 22-02-2019

Justice is described deep and swift, especially for greed and avarice. Faith in the unknown, infinity and ultimate goodness afirmed. The need to persevere in good works according to an inner light of love, even though rejected by the establishment explored. The punishments appalling. Warranted? They are without hate... Useful? I am too small an intellect to know.

Important and inspiring!

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Reviewed: 20-02-2019

The understanding, so beautifully articulated here, of how intelligent, complex, insightful and downright knowledgeable humanity was, is important. We feel we have all knowledge at our fingertips with technology. Yet the understandings that emerge from the human brain, through the information stored there is how that information is made meaningful, practical and real. So this book shows that even the technology of writing. so efficient for conveying information, has its limitations. It can fail to draw in the whole of meaning with it. This is a learned and yet accessible, beautifully read "telling"... so many inspiring collaborations with Indigenous peoples, researchers and academics.

Amazing and Powerful!

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Reviewed: 04-02-2019

Insightful! Beautifully written. Agatha Christie as social commentator and believer in humanity. Wonderful! well read!

Love is more powerful than money? Still relevant<br /><br />

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Reviewed: 01-12-2018

A beautifully read, brilliantly written story. a broad landscape of characters who, at first, appear comical. Soon the depths of good and evil are written, drawing forth the flesh and breath of full blown characters.

A briliant light!

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Reviewed: 11-09-2018

A story told with deep insight into family, country, evil, hope, humour, peace, patience, etc etc that dies not shy away from the awful, painful, real, evil in both the mainstream and in the undercurrent of Colonialism.

Funny stuff

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Reviewed: 16-06-2018

Exceptionally well written. Great stories that are very witty. Well read. Great use of the English language.