Tag Archives: magic realism

April 20

Orphans – Magic realism and the hyper-surreal father. (Theatre Review)

Orphans Red Line Productions The Old Fitz Theatre, 14 April to 9 May – You can grab tickets here. Photos – Rupert Reid One can’t question Orphans pedigree. Though it appears quaintly old-fashioned these days – perhaps even more so to a contemporary 2015 Sydney indie audience who may be more savvy than their American […]

Reverend America – Kris Saknussemm writes The great American Novel.

“Hard to get a new perspective in a small room. The trick is making the room bigger.” Reverend America A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip […]

1Q84: Murakami and the great disappointment.

  I’ve just completed reading most of the Amazon reviews for 1Q84, and the recurring advice those who have completed the novel give to those about to take it on, is – Don’t think too hard. That is excellent advice. To be fair, they all say don’t start reading Haruki Murakami with this novel either […]