On Lust and Longing

Blanche d'Alpuget
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On Lust and Longing

Published

26 February 2018

ISBN

9780522873092

Weight

96g

Size

148mm x 110mm

Imprint

Melbourne University Press

On Lust and Longing

Blanche d'Alpuget
On Lust and On Longing together for the first time.

When On Lust was first published it caused a media sensation: Blanche d'Alpuget wrote of a pillar of society who had molested children and of events that ended in mystery. Now she reveals all.

On Longing caused a similar sensation, for different reasons. D'Alpuget dared to write that she loved and had inspired love in a man already adored by the public.

Here are the raw and timeless themes of the power and powerlessness inherent to lust, love, loss and death.
On Lust and On Longing together for the first time.

When On Lust was first published it caused a media sensation: Blanche d'Alpuget wrote of a pillar of society who had molested children and of events that ended in mystery. Now she reveals all.

On Longing caused a similar sensation, for different reasons. D'Alpuget dared to write that she loved and had inspired love in a man already adored by the public.

Here are the raw and timeless themes of the power and powerlessness inherent to lust, love, loss and death.

Blanche d'Alpuget

Blanche d'Alpuget

Blanche d’Alpuget has written eleven books, and has won the PEN Golden Jubilee Award, The Age Novel of the Year Award, the South Australian Premier’s Award and the Australasian Prize for Commonwealth Literature for her novels. Mediator: A Biography of Sir Richard Kirby (1977) was published to critical acclaim and Robert J. Hawke: A Biography (1982) was a national bestseller and the winner of several awards. After a long break, Blanche returned to writing with …

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