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10 thoughts on “Fly Away Peter

  1. says:

    Bird's Eye ViewThis is an exuisite little novella that begins in beauty on the coast of ueensland and ends almost in the mud of Flanders on the other side of the world Birds of course make similar migrations; this is one of the things that fascinates 20 year old Jim Saddler as he studies birds with borrowed binoculars noting their species their habits their comings and goings He strikes up a friendship with Ashley Crowther the

  2. says:

    This follows the same formula as his Remembering Babylon First the story Here a simple country lad who's into bird watching David Malouf throws in a possible love interest most likely pretty who does photography Also a rich

  3. says:

    2009 Had to read this for year 12 English and I didn't really understand it and therefore didn't enjoy it I find both situations strange as I am usually drawn to Australian war stories fiction and non fiction Maybe it deserves a re read with my older mature brainone day14416 New Review due to Reread204 I think this might be the least enjoyable war story I've read It took till page 80 of 138 before we got to anything interesting

  4. says:

    Fly Away Peter is the story of Jim Saddler an avid birdwatcher living in ueensland in the early 1900s When the war arrives in 1914 he enlists a

  5. says:

    David Malouf is one of Australia's most talented authors renowned for his sensual descripive style Unfortunately for him and me I happen to loathe this style of communication I admire people who can maintain a sense of interest and wonder as Mr Malouf spends two or three pages describing how the character felt when walking up a hill This book deals at least partially with war and communicates the confusion of a soldier

  6. says:

    I love David Malouf's writing I picked up this old 1982 novel at a used book store and didn't think it would be as good as his recent stuff Now

  7. says:

    Just like the dunlin a European water bird that Jim has spotted as a solitary refugee in his beloved marshland in ueensland Jim finds himself in the trenches of France far from home and alone This is a beautiful novella that zooms in and out to glimpse the minute and the vastness of these two places which contrast greatly but are connected by earth and sea and the birds that navigate between themI picked this book up a

  8. says:

    Read years ago and have never forgotten the ending

  9. says:

    really educating

  10. says:

    Fly Away Peter by David Malouf breaks my Australian novel duck this year Moreover it’s a book that seems eual parts loathed and loved by thousands of Australian high school students due to its status as a set text on the Senior E

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He mud and horror of the trenches of Armentieres Alone on the beach their friend Imogen the middle aged wildlife photographer must acknowledge for all three of them that the past cannot be hel. really educating

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For three very different people brought together by their love for birds life on the ueensland coast in 1914 is the timeless and idyllic world of sandpipers ibises and kingfishers In another h. 2009 Had to read this for year 12 English and I didn t really understand it and therefore didn t enjoy it I find both situations strange as I am usually drawn to Australian war stories fiction and non fiction Maybe it deserves a re read with my older mature brainone day14416 New Review due to Reread204 I think this might be the least enjoyable war story I ve read It took till page 80 of 138 before we got to anything interesting before that it was all about Jim and his fascination with the birds Malouf is reasonably well known for his poetry and all that work writing poetry was evident in this novel Large chunks of this book were page long run on sentences that seemed to go on forever and he s never met a comma he didn t want to use to death I can see why I didn t understand or like this 14 years ago and I can also see why my English teacher was doing cartwheels at the chance to get us to analyse this pile of existentialist she described it thus waffle isn t it an English teacher s job to get us to love reading by forcing us to read books assured to make us hate it fortunately I was able to become attached to books before English teachers came into my life I won t be reading any of Malouf s work and this book is getting donated to a hopefully appreciative home2016 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Category A Book Set in Your Home State ueensland

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Emisphere civilization rushes headlong into a brutal conflict Life there is lived from moment to momentInevitably the two young men sanctuary owner and employee are drawn to the war and into t. I love David Malouf s writing I picked up this old 1982 novel at a used book store and didn t think it would be as good as his recent stuff Now I remember why I love his style his writing is very poetic he is a poet and descriptive He s one of those writers who capture the geography of the land as well as the mind of the narrator He s received many awards but I believe if he were British rather than Australian he would have gotten a lot This novel of WWI Australia and Europe describes the world of Edwardian Australia is that a term All the young men are so eager to fight in Europe really for a world that is not theirs in a battle that makes little sense