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The weight of a human heart / Ryan O'Neill.

By: O'Neill, Ryan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Collingwood, Vic. : Black Inc., 2012Description: 229 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781863955577; 9781863955577.Subject(s): Short stories | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Marriage -- Fiction | Australian fiction -- 21st centuryDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, this short-story collection is always startlingly original. Dazzlingly inventive and devastatingly true to life, The Weight of a Human Heart turns the rules of storytelling on their head. A series of graphs illustrates the disintegration of a marriage, step by excruciating step. A literary stoush - and an affair - play out in the book review section of a national newspaper. The heartbreaking story of a Rwandan boy is hidden in the pages of his English exam paper.; A young girl learns her mother's distrubing secrets through the broken key on a typewriter. Ranging from Australia to Africa to China and back again, The Weight of a Human Heart heralds a fresh new voice in Australian literature.
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Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, this short-story collection is always startlingly original. Dazzlingly inventive and devastatingly true to life, The Weight of a Human Heart turns the rules of storytelling on their head. A series of graphs illustrates the disintegration of a marriage, step by excruciating step. A literary stoush - and an affair - play out in the book review section of a national newspaper. The heartbreaking story of a Rwandan boy is hidden in the pages of his English exam paper.; A young girl learns her mother's distrubing secrets through the broken key on a typewriter. Ranging from Australia to Africa to China and back again, The Weight of a Human Heart heralds a fresh new voice in Australian literature.

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