Salt by Bruce Pascoe
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A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a lifetime of work.
This volume of Bruce Pascoe’s best and most celebrated stories and essays, collected here for the first time, traverses his long career and explores his enduring fascination with Australia’s landscape, culture and history.
Featuring new fiction alongside Pascoe’s most revered and thought-provoking nonfiction – including from his modern classic Dark Emu – Salt distils the intellect, passion and virtuosity of his work. It’s time all Australians know the range and depth of this most marvellous of our writers.
"It has been great getting to learn about all the different aspects of the Indigenous Australian culture. I definitely learnt new things and it was fantastic to read stories from a first person perspective. My favourite aspect of the book was the way it was written, many short stories made it really interesting, engaging and easy to keep up with. I would recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more and expand their knowledge on Aboriginal culture and history. It was emotional and raw at times, hilarious and very knowledgeable. It has given me a new perspective and appreciation on many things to do with Aboriginal culture."