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Corfu by Robert Dessaix
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I cannot get into this book. From the start there are too many literary references, diversions into mythology, flashbacks, to make any sense of the story. It is well written, so maybe I’ll give anther go sometime. ( )
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In a village on the island of Corfu, alone in the cottage of a man he's never met, an Australian actor gradually pieces together the strange life story of the writer whose house he is living in. As he explores his surroundings and makes new friends in Corfu, his own life begins to appear to him like an illuminating shadow-play of his absent host's. Inspired by the life of the little-known Australian writer Kester Berwick, "Corfu: A Novel" is about friendship, love, the ordinary and extraordinary, exile and home.… (more)

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