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Tim Winton

Autor(a) de Cloudstreet

40+ Works 12,234 Membros 368 Críticas 64 Favorited

About the Author

Tim Winton was born in 1960 in Western Australia. He attended a Creative Writing Course at Curtin University in Perth, and it was there that he began his first novel, An Open Swimmer. It was entered for The Australian/Vogel Award in 1981 and won. His other works include Shallows, which won the mostrar mais Miles Franklin Award in 1984; The Riders Winton, which won the Miles Franklin Award in 1992; and Island Home: A Landscape Memoir, the winner of the 2016 Australian Book Industry Awards, General nonfiction book of the year. The Boy Behind the Curtain, published in 2016, won the 2018 Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature, Nonfiction. His books also include The Shepherd's Hut, Breath, and Dirt Music. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Tim Winton

Cloudstreet (1991) 2,666 exemplares
Dirt Music (2001) 2,151 exemplares
Breath (2008) 1,813 exemplares
The Riders (1994) 1,369 exemplares
The Turning: Stories (2005) 861 exemplares
Eyrie (2013) 473 exemplares
The Shepherd's Hut (2018) 405 exemplares
That Eye, the Sky (1986) 321 exemplares
Blueback (1997) 313 exemplares
Shallows (1984) 245 exemplares
In the Winter Dark (1988) 199 exemplares
Minimum of Two (1987) 186 exemplares
An Open Swimmer (1981) 158 exemplares
Island Home: A Landscape Memoir (2015) 155 exemplares
Scission (1985) 150 exemplares
Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo (1990) 134 exemplares
Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir (1993) 120 exemplares
The Boy Behind the Curtain (2016) 89 exemplares
Lockie Leonard, Scumbuster (1993) 83 exemplares
The Bugalugs Bum Thief (1991) 79 exemplares
Lockie Leonard, Legend (1997) 72 exemplares
The Deep (1998) 69 exemplares
Jesse (Picture Puffin) (1991) 12 exemplares
Small Mercies (2006) 12 exemplares
Smalltown (2009) 10 exemplares
Blood and Water: Stories (1993) 7 exemplares
Shrine : a play in one act (2014) 6 exemplares
Rising water (2012) 5 exemplares
Signs of Life (2013) 3 exemplares
Destination Unknown (2001) — Prefácio — 3 exemplares
Cloudstreet : the screenplay (2011) 2 exemplares
Dönüs (2017) 1 exemplar
Blood and Water 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Granta 70: Australia - The New New World (2000) — Contribuidor — 166 exemplares
Granta 129: Fate (2014) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection (2011) — Contribuidor — 29 exemplares
The Best Australian Essays 2008 (2008) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback (1998) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Sail Away: Stories of Escaping to Sea (2001) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
The Best Australian Essays 2009 (2009) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
The Penguin Book of the Ocean (2010) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
The best Australian stories 2001 (2001) — Contribuidor — 14 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum



Tim Winton Best Writing? em Australian LibraryThingers (Agosto 2009)
Tim Winton fans? em Australian LibraryThingers (Agosto 2007)


A great read.
SteveMcI | 45 outras críticas | Dec 14, 2023 |
Really enjoyed, maybe a good one for Ben? Made me think what has happened to my life.
SteveMcI | 102 outras críticas | Dec 14, 2023 |
I was actually disappointed. I'm a big Tim Winton fan, but Eyrie just didn't interest me the way his other books have. I enjoyed the imagery and prose, but not the story. It wasn't until I reached the half way mark that I thought it was worth finishing - just to see what happened to Keely and Kai. But what did happen??
JennyPocknall | 23 outras críticas | Oct 19, 2023 |
A critically acclaimed glimpse into Australian life from 1944 to 64 featuring two families, the Lambs and the Pickles, brought together in one house. Emotionally, I flipped between love and hate every few turns of the pages. I detest books with no speech marks and even considering the author’s style, I don’t see why he didn’t use the correct punctuation. It wasn’t always immediately clear who was saying what, which I found to be an enormous distraction. Not often, but still annoying. It’s rather tell instead of show, but there’s a rhythm to the narrative that makes this work. As to the story… I loved it in places, loathed it in others. When I loved it, the book was wonderful. When I didn’t, I felt utterly bored. Some characters don’t serve the story, and neither do some of the supernatural elements. Sometimes the story is magical, but other times insufferable as we wander through these lives with no apparent direction or real purpose. I wish I found it as wonderful as others do, because when I loved it, that love was real, but I found it to be too much of a rollercoaster ride with too many dips way down low. Therefore, I’m not knocking anyone who adores this book — not that I would, anyway. Let people love what they love and there’s much to love here. There are some sumptuous sentences, but I think an abiding like of stepping into a life to visit without expectation of an efficacious outcome.… (mais)
SharonMariaBidwell | 60 outras críticas | Sep 6, 2023 |



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