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The Valley by Steve Hawke

Kadmos, H.ORCID: 0000-0002-7834-1695 (2019) The Valley by Steve Hawke. Australian Book Review (408).


The discovery of human bones is an intriguing narrative opening that rarely disappoints and seems an adaptable vehicle for the Australian gothic and representations of the impacts of colonisation on people and country. Perhaps this is because the image of curved, white mineral shapes (and the hint of stories fossilised within) contrast equally vividly with sandy coastal plains, central red dust, bleak mountain scarps, and dense green forest...

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre
School of Arts
Publisher: Australian Book Review
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