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On Bunyah Les Murray

On Bunyah

Les Murray

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142 pages
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‘Bunyah has been my refuge and home place all my life, providing essential material in my verse writing. This book concentrates on the smallest habitats of community, the scattered village and the lone house, where space makes the isolated dwellingMore‘Bunyah has been my refuge and home place all my life, providing essential material in my verse writing. This book concentrates on the smallest habitats of community, the scattered village and the lone house, where space makes the isolated dwelling into an illusory distant city ruled by its family and their laws.—Les MurrayOn Bunyahs poems and images (both full colour and black and white) depict Les Murrays rural home town and its surrounding landscape as only he knows it. Chosen from Murrays entire career, this book contains some of his best-loved poems.A meeting of the historical and the contemporary, the classic and the timeless, it is a beautifully presented hardcover volume for lovers of poetry and social history alike – a loving evocation of one corner of rural Australia.