In mid-life Tim Menzies finds himself surrounded by a sheaf of letters and photographs he has never seen before - words and images that completely refigure his past and sense of identity. Wartime chidhood, red farm dust, fragile contacts with his children, lithe and satisfying strategies of the tennis court, new sex and love - all must rearrange themselves before his eyes. He is not who he has always thought himself to be.Then he sits back and he looks at me for a moment, but he doesna#39;t really see me. ... Then he wets the brush again in water and just strokes the little dish of yellow paint, screws the brush in it a bit. He leans over the ... How can Des play jazz piano? How can he know all the chords? How does he ... Ita#39;s about someone in love.
|Title||:||Long Afternoon of the World|
|Publisher||:||Wakefield Press - 2007-01-01|