Michelle De Kretser will talk about her love for Shirley Hazzard’s masterpiece.
Australian Literature 102
We’ve created an Australian Classics book club, just for you – with special writerly guests each month.
Our host is renowned critic – and literature lover – James Ley, editor of the Sydney Review of Books.
We’ve invited our guests to select an Australian classic to explore; their engagement comes from the heart, as well as the head.
James Ley holds a PhD in English literature from the University of Western Sydney. He has been a professional literary critic for fifteen years.
Michelle de Kretser
Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka, educated in Melbourne and Paris, and lives in Sydney. Her novels are The Rose Grower, The Hamilton Case and The Lost Dog. Her most recent novel is Questions of Travel. (rodneyvc)