It Is Told In The First Person By The Acolyte, Paul Vesper The Novel Traces The Career Of A Fictional Australian Musician And Composer Named Jack Holberg Beginning In Obscurity As A Piano Player In Grogbusters, A Dreary Little Queensland Town, The Blind Holberg Eventually Gains International Recognition As A Composer Vesper, Who Had Met Holberg During His Less Renowned Period, Gives Up An Engineering Career To Serve The Great Man In A Sense, To Become His Eyes.
Thea Astley was one of Australia s most respected and acclaimed novelists Born in Brisbane in 1925, Astley studied arts at the University of Queensland She held a position as Fellow in Australian Literature at Macquarie University until 1980, when she retired to write full time In 1989 she was granted an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Queensland.She won the Miles Franklin
- 158 pages
- The Acolyte
- Thea Astley
- 01 February 2018 Thea Astley