Posted by: koolwine | May 25, 2010

Australia: Remembering Babylon

Country: Australia

Local Name: Australia

Title: Remembering Babylon

Author: David Malouf  (Australian)

Publication: 1993  Pages:200

Acclaim: Shortlisted for the Booker Prize; “One of the five best works of fiction of 1993” – Time Magazine

Time Period: Mid-1800s

Summary: After he was cast off a British ship and left for dead, Gemmy Fairley spent sixteen years living with the Aborigines in the Australian outback.  When he suddenly presents himself at an isolated colonial outpost, racial tensions flare.

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