Search results for tag: Oscar Wilde

Kathryn Heyman, author of Floodline, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kathryn Heyman author of Floodline Ten Terrifying Questions  ———————- 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I grew up in New South Wales, mainly in Lake Macquarie, where I sailed, kayaked and swam – pleasures that continue to sustain me. I was the youngest... Read more

by | November 21, 2013

Favel Parrett, author of Past the Shallows, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Favel Parrett author of Past the Shallows Ten Terrifying Questions ————————– 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, raised in Hobart, went to too many schools to mention. 2. What did you want t... Read more

by | April 12, 2011

An Interlude: A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public.

A true artist takes no notice whatever of the public. The public are to him non-existent. He has no poppied or honeyed cakes through which to give the monster sleep or sustenance. He leaves that to the popular novelist. One incomparable novelist we have now in England, Mr George Meredith. There are better artists in France, but France has no one whose view of life is so large, so varied, so ima... Read more

by | May 4, 2010