Nhill

West, Patrick 2008, Nhill, in The penguin book of the road, Viking, Camberwell, Vic., pp.61-70.

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Title Nhill
Author(s) West, Patrick
Title of book The penguin book of the road
Editor(s) Falconer, Delia
Publication date 2008
Chapter number 5
Total chapters 29
Start page 61
End page 70
Total pages 385
Publisher Viking
Place of Publication Camberwell, Vic.
Keyword(s) Short stories, Australian
Travel -- Fiction
Summary Nhill is a short story that gently echoes a sense of anxiety. The very title  suggests emptiness and is a gentle exploration of a middle-class white couple's sense of not belonging to this landscape. Although they travel to the centre of the Little Dessert of western Victoria, it's 'heart of salt', everything in this gorgeous haze of a story of conspires to convey a sense of fragility and unreality.
Notes Also available as 1 computer laser optical disc (12 hr., 20 min.) : sd. ; 4 3/‚Äč4 in. Also available as 5 v. of Braille ; 28 cm.
ISBN 9780670071517
Language eng
Field of Research 190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
HERDC Research category J2 Minor original creative work
ERA Research output type JO3 Original creative work - Textual work
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30028250

Document type: Book Chapter
Collection: School of Communication and Creative Arts
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