Text Classics: A Lifetime on Clouds

Text Classics: A Lifetime on Clouds by Gerald Murnane


ISBN
9781922147455
Published
Released
01 / 10 / 2015
Binding
Paperback
Pages
306
Dimensions
128 x 198mm

Introduced by Andy Griffiths.

Adrian Sherd is a teenage boy in Melbourne of the 1950s—the last years before television and the family car changed suburbia forever.

Earnest and isolated, tormented by his hormones and his religious devotion, Adrian dreams of elaborate orgies with American film stars, and of marrying his sweetheart and fathering eleven children by her. He even dreams a history of the world as a chronicle of sexual frustration.
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Introduced by Andy Griffiths.

Adrian Sherd is a teenage boy in Melbourne of the 1950s—the last years before television and the family car changed suburbia forever.

Earnest and isolated, tormented by his hormones and his religious devotion, Adrian dreams of elaborate orgies with American film stars, and of marrying his sweetheart and fathering eleven children by her. He even dreams a history of the world as a chronicle of sexual frustration.

A Lifetime on Clouds is funny, honest and sweetly told: a less ribald, Catholic Australian Portnoy's Complaint.
ISBN:
9781922147455
Publication Date:
01 / 10 / 2015
Pages:
306
Dimensions:
128 x 198mm

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