The Secret Lives of Men

The Secret Lives of Men

Georgia Blain


In those thirteen brief tales, Georgia Blain examines human nature in all its richness: our motivations, our wants, and our shortcomings. the boys in those stories usually linger on the edges—their longings and screw ups exerting a subterranean pull at the ladies of their lives. within the identify tale, a girl revisits her place of birth and learns a long-held mystery approximately her first boyfriend. In “The undesirable puppy Park,” a man’s devotion to his puppy eventually forces him to confront his real hopes and fears. And in “The different facet of the River,” we watch as a girl makes a snap choice approximately her life’s destiny course, with devastating effects for her family members. Written in Blain’s trademark unadorned but robust prose, those tales resonate lengthy when they are entire. The mystery Lives of Men is a phenomenal assortment by way of certainly one of Australia’s major writers.

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