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And Watch The Whale Explode



Price: $26.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781925589085
Published: May 2017

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Foreword by Fiona Wright

When a whale washes up on the shore of a beach there is only one surety: it must explode. Sometimes a bystander, anticipating the inevitable, pokes the gaseous figure; the skin rips, and it is done. Our world can feel like the brimming belly of a beached whale, the pressure building, an indeterminate force compelling us to take an explosive action, even when it makes little to no sense. A girl takes a pair of shears to a black-dashed line on her skin; a woman tries to stem the flow of snake venom in the blood of a man who is already dead; an epileptic wears a crash helmet 'round the clock; a man with only one good arm cuts it off with a chainsaw, and how? After every explosion, a throng of people approach the beach cautiously, collecting the debris together. Introduced by celebrated Australian essayist, poet and critic, Fiona Wright, And Watch the Whale Explode is the 31st edition of the UTS Writers' Anthology.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781925589085
Published: May 2017

Number of pages: 320
Width: 135 mm
Height: 210 mm
Depth: not specified

Publisher: Brio Books

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