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Two book Friday Fun

No Free Book Friday this week, instead a couple of quickies.

MY LIFE AS A SMALL BOY

My_Life_As_A_Small_Boy Tor Hershman describes himself as simply a 'geezer'.

Here's his blog.

My Life as a Small Boy by Marlon Brando's old roommate, Wally Cox, is most amusing.

People should this read this because if'in they don't.....moi may come and visit them (sinister music plays here).

  • Here's what Wiki has to say about Wally Cox.
  • Grab a second hand copy of the book here.
  • A new copy here.

VOSS

Flora Jones describes herself as 'a serious reader with twenty years in the US publishing industry'.

Voss Patrick White, the author of Voss, won the Nobel In literature in 1973. Here is a review excerpt:

"Re-reading Voss demonstrates again that although White wasn't "a nice man", and indeed was--perhaps rightly--scathingly dismissive of my and other Australian writers' work and origins unless they were his friends, he was a genius, and VOSS one of the finest works of the modernist era and of the past century."
- Thomas Keneally, The Guardian

  • Here's a bit about Patrick White.
  • A second hand copy can be obtained from here.
  • A brand spanking new copy from here.

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