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Tim Winton

Autor(a) de Cloudstreet

39+ Works 12,340 Membros 369 Reviews 63 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 de Tim Winton

Cloudstreet (1991) 2,665 cópias
Dirt Music (2001) 2,163 cópias
Breath (2008) 1,824 cópias
The Riders (1994) 1,376 cópias
The Turning: Stories (2005) 857 cópias
Eyrie (2013) 484 cópias
The Shepherd's Hut (2018) 416 cópias
That Eye, the Sky (1986) 326 cópias
Blueback (1997) 321 cópias
Shallows (1984) 250 cópias
In the Winter Dark (1988) 205 cópias
Minimum of Two (1987) 188 cópias
An Open Swimmer (1981) 158 cópias
Scission (1985) 151 cópias
Lockie Leonard, Human Torpedo (1990) 139 cópias
Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir (1993) 123 cópias
The Boy Behind the Curtain (2016) 91 cópias
Lockie Leonard, Scumbuster (1993) 87 cópias
The Bugalugs Bum Thief (1991) 80 cópias
Lockie Leonard, Legend (1997) 76 cópias
The Deep (1998) 73 cópias
Jesse (Picture Puffin) (1991) 13 cópias
Small Mercies (2006) 12 cópias
Smalltown (2009) 10 cópias
Blood and Water: Stories (1993) 8 cópias
Rising water (2012) 8 cópias
Shrine : a play in one act (2014) 7 cópias
Signs of Life (2013) 4 cópias
Destination Unknown (2001) — Prefácio — 3 cópias
The Riders Reading Group Guide (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
Tim Winton Reads from Scission (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
Dönüs (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Juice 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Granta 70: Australia - The New New World (2000) — Contribuinte — 167 cópias
Granta 129: Fate (2014) — Contribuinte — 58 cópias
The Best Australian Essays: A Ten-Year Collection (2011) — Contribuinte — 29 cópias
The Best Australian Essays 2008 (2008) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
Australian Colors: Images of the Outback (1998) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
Sail Away: Stories of Escaping to Sea (2001) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
The Best Australian Essays 2009 (2009) — Contribuinte — 21 cópias
The Penguin Book of the Ocean (2010) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
The best Australian stories 2001 (2001) — Contribuinte — 14 cópias


Conhecimento Comum



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


A great read.
SteveMcI | outras 45 resenhas | Dec 14, 2023 |
Really enjoyed, maybe a good one for Ben? Made me think what has happened to my life.
SteveMcI | outras 102 resenhas | 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 | outras 23 resenhas | 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 | outras 60 resenhas | Sep 6, 2023 |



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