The Conversations at Curlow Creek

The Conversations at Curlow Creek

by David Malouf

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Overview

A new work of fiction by the author of Remembering Babylon. It is 1827, and, in a remote hut high on the plains of New South Wales, two strangers spend the night in talk. One, an illiterate Irishman, and ex-convict and bushranger, is to be hanged at dawn. The other is the police officer who has been sent to supervise the hanging. As the night wears on, the two men share memories and uncover unlikely connections between their lives. 240 pp. Author tour. 20,000 print.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679779056
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/12/1998
Series: Vintage International
Edition description: 1 VINTAGE
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

David Malouf is the author of ten novels and six volumes of poetry. His novel The Great World was awarded both the prestigious Commonwealth Prize and the Prix Femina Estranger. Remembering Babylon was short-listed for the Booker Prize. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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