We found the kangaroos awaiting us in the shade of an old river gum they watched us approach not knowing the part we would play in their history. One of the multitude of melodious run-on sentences from Carey’s Booker Prize winning The History of the Kelly Gang.
Hoping this is a sneak preview of a robust winter
Seven o’ clock the mess hall opens and the order of line-up reverses: the Wheelers first, then the Walkers, then the Acutes pick up trays, corn flakes, bacon and eggs, toast – and this morning a canned peach on a piece of green, torn lettuce. Yep, am rereading One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and […]
I quite feel that an apology is due for beginning a novel with two long dull chapters full of description. So Anthony Trollope directly addresses his readers near the beginning of Chapter Two in his novel, Doctor Thorne. Apology accepted, Tony, as your story turns out to be very engaging indeed.