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The passage of love / Alex Miller.

The passage of love / Alex Miller.
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Adult Fiction Quick Browse   Double Bay . Available .  
Adult Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9781760297343 (paperback)
Author Miller, Alex, 1936-
Title The passage of love / Alex Miller.
Publisher/Date Crow Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2017.
Pagination etc. 585 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Sitting in a New York park, an old man holds a book and tries to accept that his contribution to the future is over. Instead, he remembers a youthful yearning for open horizons, for Australia, a yearning he now knows inspired his life as a writer. Instinctively he picks up his pen and starts at the beginning...At twenty-one years, Robert Crofts leaves his broken dreams in Far North Queensland, finally stopping in Melbourne almost destitute. It's there he begins to understand how books and writing might be the saving of him. They will be how he leaves his mark on the world. He also begins to understand how many obstacles there will be to thwart his ambition. When Robert is introduced to Lena Soren, beautiful, rich and educated, his life takes a very different path. But in the intimacy of their connection lies an unknowability that both torments and tantalises as Robert and Lena long for something that neither can provide for the other. In a rich blend of thoughtful and beautifully observed writing, the lives of a husband and wife are laid bare in their passionate struggle to engage with their individual creativity. Alex Miller is magnificent in this most personal of all novels filled with rare wisdom and incisive observation.
Subject Marital conflict -- Fiction
Husband and wife -- Fiction
Australians -- United States -- Fiction
Authors -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Shelf Location F MILL
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