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Tim Winton - Author


Tim Winton was born in Perth in 1960. He is the author of many books, including novels, a collection of stories, non-fiction and books for children. His first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian /Vogel Award. Cloudstreet won the Banjo Award and the Miles Franklin Award in Australia and the Deo Gloria Prize in England, and has been successfully adapted for the theatre. He has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize twice, for The Riders (1995) and Dirt Music (2002).

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If you like Tim Winton you might also like to read books by Peter Carey, Patricia Wood and Tobias Hill.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Tim Winton

Breath by Tim Winton
Breath
Tim Winton
April 2011 Guest Editor Lesley Lokko on Tim Winton... Another Australian who’s got a way with words. I read Dirt Music years ago and was blown away by his prose, his magical attention to details, landscapes, weather, emotions,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2009
Breath by Tim Winton
Breath
Tim Winton
Appeared on “Hay-on-Sky” 26 May. This book captures the awkwardness of youth along with the naivety and the boldness. Boys learning to become men and facing up to the responsibilities that growing older brings. Atmospheric and mesmerising this is a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/05/2008
Dirt Music by Tim Winton
Dirt Music
Tim Winton
April 2011 Guest Editor Lesley Lokko on Tim Winton... Another Australian who’s got a way with words. I read Dirt Music years ago and was blown away by his prose, his magical attention to details, landscapes, weather, emotions, particularly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2003

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