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The Sound of One Hand Clapping
Australian author Richard Flanagan set this novel in Tasmania. In 1954 when Sonia Buloh was three years old her mother, Maria, walked out of the place they called home into a blizzard and was never heard of again. Sonia's parents arrived in Australia as refugees after the Second World War. Bojan Buloh, like his fellow New Australians works on a dam which is to provide power for the state. Bojan Buloh drinks too much and works too hard to take care of...