The ‘strange/beautiful’ work of Flannery O’Connor – a writer who died too soon and who many have spent years trying to understand – is explored by Adelaide author Stephen Orr as part of his series on books that have changed or challenged fiction.
In this first article in a series about books that have changed or challenged fiction, Adelaide author Stephen Orr looks at Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano – a booze-soaked novel that is far greater than the sum of its parts.
Can a road sum up a city? Perhaps.
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Is a bigger school better for smaller people? Author Stephen Orr (writing as The Poet) thinks not, as he laments the loss of his old primary school at Gilles Plains and the memories it rekindles of gum nuts, mad dogs, marbles and square dancing.
The State Library of South Australia is a treasure offering knowledge, pleasure, a window to enlightenment – all of which are threatened when libraries become a soft target for government cost-cutting, writes author Stephen Orr.