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In mid-life Tim Menzies finds himself surrounded by a sheaf of letters and photographs he has never seen before - words and images that completely refigure his past and sense of identity. Wartime childhood, red farm dust, fragile contacts with his children, lithe and satisfying strategies of the tennis court, new sex and love - all must rearrange themselves before his eyes. He is not who he has always thought himself to be. (Publisher's blurb.)

Notes

  • Dedication: In memory of my brother Ian 26 february 1940 - 5 December 2001 who might well have known all of Tim's close people.
  • Epigraph: Quotes from Elizabeth Barrett, Miles Franklin, Virginia Woolf and Wallace Stevens.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2007 .
      Extent: 363, [12]p.p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9781862547377

Works about this Work

Jazz Story Confessional Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2010 single work essay
— Appears in: Extempore , November no. 5 2010; (p. 7-15)
Using Vignettes to Understand 'Close People and their Mysteries' Ben Kostival , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 23 no. 2 2009; (p. 216)

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
Unpicking the Universe Louise Swinn , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 189 2007; (p. 82-86)

— Review of Helen Garner and the Meaning of Everything Alex I. Jones , 2006 single work novel ; National Treasure Michael Wilding , 2007 single work novel ; The Widow and Her Hero Thomas Keneally , 2007 single work novel ; Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel ; The American Brother Manfred Jurgensen , 2007 single work novel ; Love Without Hope Rodney Hall , 2007 single work novel ; Company : A Novel Max Barry , 2006 single work novel ; The End of the World Paddy O'Reilly , 2007 selected work short story ; Dodging the Bull : Stories Paul Mitchell , 2007 selected work short story ; Rohypnol Andrew Hutchinson , 2006 single work novel ; Feather Man Rhyll McMaster , 2007 single work novel ; Omar and Enzo in the Big Talking Book Colin Batrouney , 2007 single work novel ; Confessions and Memoirs : National Anthology of New Australian Writing 2006 anthology short story extract autobiography
[Review] Long Afternoon of the World Maggie Ball , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: M/C Reviews , November 2007;

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
Lives Refracted through Memories Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 October 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
The Long and the Short of It Ian Syson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 september 2007; (p. 27)

— Review of Other Country Stephen Scourfield , 2007 single work novel ; Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
Debutant Scores an Impressive Century Frank Campbell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15-16 September 2007; (p. 8-9)

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
The Rooms of the Past Shirley Walker , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 295 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
Lives Refracted through Memories Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 13 October 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
[Review] Long Afternoon of the World Maggie Ball , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: M/C Reviews , November 2007;

— Review of Long Afternoon of the World Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2007 single work novel
Jazz Story Confessional Graeme Kinross-Smith , 2010 single work essay
— Appears in: Extempore , November no. 5 2010; (p. 7-15)
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