The Turning

Author(s): Tim Winton

Aust Fiction

From the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of Dirt Music comes an outstanding work of fiction that will resonate with readers everywhere.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've 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. €ŒAs a collection of short stories [The Turning] is magnificent, but it also transcends its form and makes a breathtakingly beautiful and challenging novel.€¥ €" Australian Bookseller & Publisher €ŒPlot and prose combine to create what might just come close to being the perfect Australian novel.€¥ €" Herald Sun


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Tim Winton has published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia. Find out more on Facebook

General Fields

  • : 9780143568834
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.257
  • : October 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 336
  • : 823/.914
  • : en
  • : Paperback
  • : Tim Winton