And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?

Richard Flanagan


The amassed brief items of nonfiction from one in every of Australia's most sensible novelists. 'And what do you do, Mr Faulkner?' requested Clark Gable after being brought to William Faulkner at a celebration. 'I write,' responded Faulkner. 'And what do you do, Mr Gable?' gathered right here for the 1st time are some of the best of Richard Flanagan's wide-ranging, free-wheeling writings on every thing from directing movie and writing novels to a close to deadly kayak journey; from baking bread to bushfires to paintings to battle; from Kosovar refugees at the run to Jorge Luis Borges to his celebrated essay at the rape of Tasmania's forests, credited as a key to halting Gunns' billion buck pulp mill. gleaming, relocating and consistently marvelous, this can be exhilarating studying from one in all Australia's most sensible writers.

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