Poetry

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Crete

by Crete
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genre Poetry

The follow-up to the international bestselling The Monkey’s Mask, Dorothy Porter’s Crete is an astonishing collection that traverses Greek myth and Russian poets, the memory of cigarettes and the wild abandon of love.

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Fortinbrasse

by Fortinbrasse
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genre Poetry · Theatre

Fortinbrasse is the tragedy of Hamlet’s mirror and foil, the Prince of Norway. It supplements the handful of references Shakespeare gives us in Hamlet with further details from his, sources together with my own speculation about the circumstances that eventually lead to Fortinbrasse’s bittersweet arrival at Elsinore at the end of Hamlet.

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Solstice: the Play

by Solstice: the Play
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genre Poetry · Theatre

<em>Solstice</em> is a play in verse set over the twenty-four hours of the longest day of the year, in Adelaide, South Australia. It is a story of love and exploration told in sonnet form, one verse for each few minutes of the day. It shows how much can change in a day — the whole world, and at the same time nothing at all.

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Equinox

by Equinox
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genre Literary Fiction · Poetry

A novel of Sydney, its salt water and sandstone, its glass and steel. A sonnet for each day of the year, following four characters through four seasons as their fortunes rise and fall and their paths cross. The sequel to the award-winning <em>Solstice</em>.

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Solstice

by Solstice
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genre Literary Fiction · Poetry

A novel of Adelaide. A sonnet for each few minutes of the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night of the year. Five characters traverse the city, its suburbs and its beaches in this modern midsummer night’s dream. Shortlisted for the <em>Australian</em>/Vogel award.

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