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SUMMARY ✓ Black Rock White City Bayside hospital is disrupted by acts of graffiti and violence becoming increasingly malevolent For Jovan the mysterious words that must be cleaned away disl. I picked this up initially because it is short listed for the Miles Franklin award and I was curious I m not really sure what to make of it and I don t think I really enjoyed it Mostly it was a depressing read I suppose it couldn t help but be that Jovan and Suzana have fled war torn Bosnia after the death of their two children In Australia as refugees they have menial lives both working as cleaners barely existing Both had taught at the university in Sarajevo now it seemed their lives were diminished Perhaps there is some redemption and hope here I know there has been praise for this book and perhaps deservedly so There were some moving and profound moments but mostly I felt that it lacked a bit of emotion but maybe this subtlety of emotion was the point For me it just left me feeling a little flat Guilt listed for the Miles Franklin award and I was curious I m not really sure what to make of it and I don t think I really enjoyed it Mostly it was a depressing read I suppose it couldn t help but be that Jovan and Suzana have fled war torn Bosnia after the death of their two children In Australia as refugees they have menial A Kite for Moon lives both working as cleaners barely existing Both had taught at the university in Sarajevo now it seemed their World Without End lives were diminished Perhaps there is some redemption and hope here I know there has been praise for this book and perhaps deservedly so There were some moving and profound moments but mostly I felt that it Bone Crossed lacked a bit of emotion but maybe this subtlety of emotion was the point For me it just Annie's War left me feeling a The Bread Baker's Apprentice Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread little flat

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SUMMARY ✓ Black Rock White City Odge the poetry of the past He and his wife Suzana were forced to flee Sarajevo and the death of their children Intensely human yet majestic in its moral visi. This is a new Australian novel about a Serbian couple who have migrated after the Bosnian war Jovan former poet and academic now works as a cleaner at Sandringham hospital Suzanah works as a carer They are deeply damaged and dysfunctional as a result of the events of the war The novel explores the extent to which people can recover from tragedy and what happens to relationships in the process This focus plays out against a storyline where an anonymous graffiti artist is playing havoc within the hospital where Jovan works He repeatedly has to clean up after the person has defaced something this includes vandalism as refined as etching small letters into the lens of the opthalmologist s euipment It s an interesting narrative choice for the novelist to make It reminded me of the increasingly ridiculous serial killer novels that appear on the market with increasingly bizarre modes of murder I think that what it is meant to do is provide perspective the actual real life and recent events in Bosnia are the real horror story there may be a complete obscenity in our preference for the formerThrough the novel we feel what it is like to be an immigrant Jovan the refined poet speaks imperfect English and prefers to be misunderstood rather than trying to alter how people see him He chooses to drive a wreck of a car People call him Joe Jovan is apparently too hard to remember and pronounce He indulges in a nihilistic affair he is a man who is deeply depressed He and Suzannah live in Frankston the bleariness of the suburbs is the backdrop for the story I took a while to warm to the book but I think it s very good I think this comment sums it up Something I love about this novel is its lack of stylistic cynicism its willingness to probe its character s experiences minds and hearts without the protective padding of irony The Bread Baker's Apprentice Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread letters into the Wizard for Hire The Dresden Files #1 3 lens of the opthalmologist s euipment It s an interesting narrative choice for the novelist to make It reminded me of the increasingly ridiculous serial killer novels that appear on the market with increasingly bizarre modes of murder I think that what it is meant to do is provide perspective the actual real Shot on Gold life and recent events in Bosnia are the real horror story there may be a complete obscenity in our preference for the formerThrough the novel we feel what it is Mythomorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge like to be an immigrant Jovan the refined poet speaks imperfect English and prefers to be misunderstood rather than trying to alter how people see him He chooses to drive a wreck of a car People call him Joe Jovan is apparently too hard to remember and pronounce He indulges in a nihilistic affair he is a man who is deeply depressed He and Suzannah I Am Jane Goodall live in Frankston the bleariness of the suburbs is the backdrop for the story I took a while to warm to the book but I think it s very good I think this comment sums it up Something I Shall We Tell the President? love about this novel is its

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SUMMARY ✓ Black Rock White City Black Rock White City is a novel about the damages of war the limits of choice and the hope of love During a hot Melbourne summer Jovan’s cleaning work at a. A husband and wife flee Sarajevo to find hope in Melbourne They are traumatized by war Once in their new country they remain locked in limited and trapped The story follows their thoughts about this new life as contrasted to their memories Separately they take their knowledge and use their instincts in an effort to find a way forward This can be hazardous but always a preferable option to what they left behind They place limits on themselves while coming to realise it s perhaps unwise to allow others to place their free choice self expression and destiny under the lock and key of others They exist both needing to wait until the moment presents itself to remember who they are and what they mean to each other To wait is a skill To hesitate is a mistake To know when to act that is their lifetime s work I Am Jane Goodall limits of choice and the hope of Shall We Tell the President? love During a hot Melbourne summer Jovan’s cleaning work at a. A husband and wife flee Sarajevo to find hope in Melbourne They are traumatized by war Once in their new country they remain Seinlanguage limited and trapped The story follows their thoughts about this new Lost and Fondue A Cheese Shop Mystery #2 life as contrasted to their memories Separately they take their knowledge and use their instincts in an effort to find a way forward This can be hazardous but always a preferable option to what they Who Were the Wright Brothers? left behind They place The Expat Diaries limits on themselves while coming to realise it s perhaps unwise to allow others to place their free choice self expression and destiny under the The Hired Man lock and key of others They exist both needing to wait until the moment presents itself to remember who they are and what they mean to each other To wait is a skill To hesitate is a mistake To know when to act that is their Death of a Ghost lifetime s work


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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric SUMMARY Ì SJMEDIA.CO ☆ A.S. Patric A.S. Patric ☆ 1 SUMMARY A husband and wife flee Sarajevo to find hope in Melbourne They are traumatized by war Once in their new country they remain locked in limited and trapped The story follows their thoughts about this new life as contrasted t

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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric A.S. Patric ☆ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Ì SJMEDIA.CO ☆ A.S. Patric The Pain of WordsThat's Patric with an accent over the c pronounced something like Patrich I assume that the author like the characters in his debut novel winner of Australia's Miles Franklin Award is an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia or at least the son of one The title links Black Rock an area of Melbourne to White City which is appar

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    A.S. Patric ☆ 1 SUMMARY SUMMARY Ì SJMEDIA.CO ☆ A.S. Patric PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric This is not an easy book to read It is both distressing and elliptical It brushes past moments of trauma and you expect the big reveal and then it turns away and heads in another direction There are moments of lyrical beauty there is horror there are awkward angry shattered just trying to live characters Nothing is simple Nothing

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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric 35This book was tough in many ways not least of which is how to fairly review it Reading it completed a goal I had set for myself of reading the five books making up the 2016 Miles Franklin shortlist Looking back I see I have resolutely given these books fairly ho hum reviews which would seem to suggest that this list was not my b

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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric SUMMARY Ì SJMEDIA.CO ☆ A.S. Patric READ Black Rock White City I picked this up initially because it is short listed for the Miles Franklin award and I was curious I'm not really sure what to make of it and I don't think I really enjoyed it Mostly it was a depressing read I suppose it couldn't help but be that Jovan and Suzana have fled war torn Bosnia after the death of their two ch

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    SUMMARY Ì SJMEDIA.CO ☆ A.S. Patric A.S. Patric ☆ 1 SUMMARY READ Black Rock White City Holy Shit Bravo Australian emerging writers First novel? How can Girl At War be so acclaimed when this book exists?Give him all the Australian Awards and get the Americans and Europeans onto him ASAP

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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric I’m off to Melbourne to catch up with My Friend Jarrod next month and what better way to ready myself than to i

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    READ Black Rock White City PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric This is a new Australian novel about a Serbian couple who have migrated after the Bosnian war Jovan former poet and academic now works as a cleaner at Sandringham hospital Suzanah works as a carer They are deeply damaged and dysfunctional as a result of the events of the war The novel explores the extent to which people can ‘recover’ from tragedy and what happens to relationships in the process This focus plays out a

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    READ Black Rock White City PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric To be honest I’m still recovering from finishing this book It sucked me in and churned me up then spat me out I felt I had to scrape myself off the floor and piece myself together again It really is an extraordinary novel by an extremely talented writerPatric uses images and characters like intricate building blocks to build a monument to h

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    PDF KINDLE (Black Rock White City) Author A.S. Patric A.S. Patric ☆ 1 SUMMARY WORTHY WINNER OF THE MILES FRANKLIN AWARDI am such a fussy reader that 4 stars is very high praise for me Stunning is the word that seems to describe the experience of reading such a 'real' portrait of several damaged but resilient souls

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  • Paperback
  • 246
  • Black Rock White City
  • A.S. Patric
  • English
  • 12 February 2018
  • 9781921924835