Jungle Without Water

Author(s): Sreedhevi Iyer

General

This debut short story collection from an Australian author delves into the shifting boundaries and human displacement of our era. Of Indian-Malaysian background, Sreedhevi Iyer is adept at locating tensions within her own diaspora while also casting a forensic eye on Australian social and cultural attitudes. A teacher of creative writing at RMIT and the University of Melbourne, Iyer has a gift for radiant prose, but also an astonishing range of voices, from simple riffs on backyard suburbia to the magic realism of a narrative told by a "divine" coconut. Her sharp wit and sense of irony keep stories of refugees, inter-racial tension and human prejudice profoundly in our sights.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780987619143
  • : Gazebo Books
  • : Gazebo Books
  • : October 2018
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sreedhevi Iyer
  • : Paperback
  • : English