Author(s): David Malouf
David Malouf's imagination inhabits shocking violence, quick humour, appealing warmth and harsh cruelty with equal intensity. This is a comprehensive compilation of David's shorter work. Stories are set in the hardscrabble Australian interior and coastal enclaves; others are set in Australia's past.
Shortlisted for Prime Minister's Literary Awards (Australia): Fiction 2008.
DAVID MALOUF is the author of short story collections THE COMPLETE STORIES (winner of the Australia Asia Literary Award), DREAM STUFF ('These stories are pearls,' - Spectator) and EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE and of acclaimed novels including THE GREAT WORLD (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' and Miles Franklin Prizes) and REMEMBERING BABYLON (shortlisted for the Booker Prize and winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award). His most recent work RANSOM was shortlisted The Age Book of the Year Award and the Qld Premier's Literary Award. and the Prime Minister's Literary Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary prize and Longlisted for the Man Booker International prize. He also writes poetry, drama and libretti for operas. Born and brought up in Brisbane, he lives in Sydney.