Australian Women Writers Challenge

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This is probably me being very ambitious, but I’m going to join a reading challenge seven months too late.  The AUSTRALIAN WOMEN WRITERS’ CHALLENGE is part of a worldwide movement to raise awareness of Australian Writing by women.

The Challenge is primarily intended to challenge subconscious stereotypes that govern our choice of books to read.  With that in mind, I just agreed to read and review 20 books by Australian Women by the end of 2015.

Ok.  If you’d like to join in the challenge, SIGN UP here.  I better get cracking.

I wonder how this will go?

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Breath, Tim Winton

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BREATH by Tim Winton

The first time I picked up a Tim Winton novel I was way too young.  Thinking it was a sign of my advanced maturity, I begun reading the one about the lobsters and the watermelon farmer when I was in High School.  The complexity and subtle adult grieving for a life gone wrong, couldn’t hold my attention.  I discarded the novel early on telling anyone who would listen that I thought it was crap.

Now looking back on it, I’m sure it wasn’t the books fault. Continue reading