Historical Patterns in the Multiple Effects of Rainshadow and The Tall Man

Abstract

Diana Molloy analyses Thea Astley’s The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow (1997) and The Tall Man (2008) by Chloe Hooper. Both texts are about Palm Island and its inhabitants.

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Published 1 October 2013 in Volume 28 No. 3. Subjects: Aboriginal Australians - Literary portrayal, Aboriginal deaths in custody, Documentaries, Racial abuse, Social change, Violence.

Cite as: Molloy, Diane. ‘Historical Patterns in the Multiple Effects of Rainshadow and The Tall Man.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, 2013. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.71b5b01207.