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Blueback by Tim Winton

But it’s a very vivid and colourful story about a boy and a fish he names Blueback. Byy 20 years they roister and rankle, laugh and curse until the roof over their heads becomes a home for their hearts.

What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Dec 09, Danielle McGregor rated it really liked it.

This secret leads them both into the strangest adventure of their lives, and a daring plot that makes Danny the champion of the world. He’s done fighting the good fight, and well past caring. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat Here are turnings of all kinds – changes of heart, nasty surprises, slow awakenings, sudden detours – where people struggle against the terrible weight of the past and challenge the lives they have made for themselves.

Beautifully crafted, and as tender as they are confronting, these elegiac stories examine the darkness and frailty of ordinary people and celebrate the moments when the light shines through.


Blueback by Tim Winton – Penguin Books Australia

Winton is always at his best when there’s water involved. Dec 15, Alessandra rated it it was amazing. Tim Winton is determined to convince us of the preciousness of our oceans not through lectures but through his characters’ steady wonder. Also by Tim Winton. To ask other readers questions about Bluebackplease sign up.

Blueback (novel)

For anyone who has ever grown up as a coast dwelling Australian, Winton is a writer that speaks a language you can own. Bobby Wabalanginy never learned fear, not until he was pretty well a grown man.

His latest novel, released inis gy Eyrie. Publisher’s Summary Abel Jackson loves to dive.

Here Aboriginal children were instructed in the ways of white society and forbidden to speak their native tongue. Una fiaba davvero per tutti, per blieback qualcosa di leggero ma, allo stesso tempo, per riflettere sulla natura, sulla famiglia e la vita.

Blueback – Reading Australia

Dora, of the flaming orange hair and taste for Nile-green dresses, runs the brothel with clockwork efficiency and a generous heart. This book is not thrilling to read but is really accessible to all readers. It then staged performances in Regional Schools inand She didn’t need a computer and two degrees and a frequent slyer program. At 40, with her career in ruins, she finds herself stranded in White Point with a fisherman she doesn’t love and two kids whose dead mother she can never replace.


An absolutely magical, perfect slice of life. Though it was a very easy read, it was filled with bluueback and interesting language that as an Australian I can relate to. What a stunning little book, and what tremendous restraint Winton wunton used in keeping it small.

John Steinbeck Narrated by: But it’s her determination to protect her coast that will resonate with environmentalists worldwide. I’d love to see every 12 year old on the planet read this- or have it read to them by their grandparents.

This was the first book of Tim Winton’s I’ve read. A short read with such a big impact. Winton has a really strong connection with the sea and surf culture and he has a great respect for it, wnton I think that’s evident in this little story.

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