Skip to content

June 1, 2021

#AWW2021 Reaching Tin River

by N@ncy

It’s hard to dislike this book b/c 
I admire Thea Astley as a writer
…but it is hard to defend it.

Ms Astely’s first novels were dazzling….
filled with autobiographical tidbits and
a dense almost poetic style.

“Reachng Tin River” was her last novel
and she felt pressured to produce a novel
every 2 years..or you’re dead meat.

Ms Astely wrote 5 drafts of this book and
I am afraid that was not enough to create a 
book I will long remember. On the contrary
…I’ll forget this one after today.

Read more from Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Note: HTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to comments

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: