Review of The Experimental Fiction of Murray Bail by Michael Ackland.

The Experimental Fiction of Murray Bail by Michael Ackland is the first book- length publication to explore Bail's writing, and makes a welcome addition to the study of literature in Australia. As Bail is an author renowned for the length of time between his publications - his entire output over some forty years consisting of two short fiction collections, four novels, a handful of uncollected stories and a biography of the painter Ian Fairweather- Ackland is able to devote considerable space to each of Bail's texts in away not possible with more prolific authors.

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Published 1 October 2013 in Volume 28 No. 3. Subjects: Australian short stories.

Cite as: Lacken, Bronwyn. ‘Review of The Experimental Fiction of Murray Bail by Michael Ackland..’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 28, no. 3, 2013. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.cedefe9f1a.