Author(s): Murray Bail
Here is the updated edition of Murray Bail's remarkable collection of short stories, first published in 1975. In addition to established classics such as 'The Drover's Wife'and 'Huebler', this edition includes a number of new stories. A man named Huebler decides to photograph everyone alive. A suburban father perches in his son's tree-house to spy on his friends. A dentist recognises his estranged wife in a famous painting. From the first publication of The Drover's Wife, it was evident that Murray Bail had transformed the art of the short story. In these works he creates extraordinary stories, and fascinating worlds.