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Agamemnon's Kiss: Selected Essays by Inga Clendinnen

By Inga Clendinnen

Agamemnon's Kiss is a relocating number of essays by means of considered one of Australia's so much celebrated writers.

Inga Clendinnen writes approximately every thing from the books that terrified her as a baby to what background can train us approximately ourselves and our personal occasions. She describes visits to the seashore and to a museum devoted to the Holocaust. She recounts the adventure of falling sick and the possibility of demise. and he or she writes movingly approximately other folks who've replaced her personal lifestyles.

Many of the subjects that are critical to Clendinnen's paintings are teased out in Agamemnon's Kiss: the query of race family members in Australia, the best way we predict in regards to the Holocaust and its perpetrators, and the investigative energy of heritage.

'This is a gorgeous booklet and it'll nourish nearly all kinds of reader like manna from heaven.' Peter Craven, Age

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