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The Impersonators Jack Cornock S Illness, And His Obstinate Silence, Provoke Speculation About His Will Among The Families Of His Two Marriages When His Daughter Sylvia Returns To Australia After Twenty Years, She Is Inevitably Caught Up In The Twisted Skeins Of Their Allegiances And Estrangements Sensitively Crafted, The Impersonators Is A Modern Novel Portraying With Humour And Perception The Fracturing Of Family Relationships And The Endurance Of Life In An Increasingly Materialistic Age.


10 thoughts on “The Impersonators

  1. says:

    Not as good as Tirra Lirra by the River.Set in mid 1970s Sydney Sylvia returns from living in Europe to a family whose family members all have their secrets On the surface they are successful but one is going bankrupt and is a cad, the father is dying but is being extremely mean to his wife, a sister in law is a snob and wants to live above her means.There are some real time pieces A Chinese freighter and Chinese sailors walking the streets of Sydney were objects of curiosity The prices of Not as good as Tirra Lirra by the River.Set in mid 1970s Sydney Sylvia returns from living in Europe to a family whose family members all have their secrets On the surface they are successful but one is going bankrupt and...


  2. says:

    Four years ago I read an Australian novel about families of Greek immigrants in Melbourne, The Slap This one is about established Australian families a generation earlier, in Sydney In spite of the differences of time and style, both books seemed intensely suburban My wife and I kept comparing them, and we both thought that this one was rather better written than The slap. Jack and Greta Cornock have no children of their own, but each of them has 30 something children from previous marriages Four years ago I read an Australian novel about families of Greek immigrants in Melbourne, The Slap This one is about established Australian families a generation earlier, in Sydney In spite of the differences of time and style, both books seemed intensely suburban My wife and I kept comparing them, and we both thought that this one was rather better written than The slap. Jack and Greta Cornock have no children of their own, but each of them has 30 something children from previous marriages, some single, some married, some divorced Jack s daughter Sylvia Foley divorc...


  3. says:

    Jessica Anderson is an Australian novelist with a deep understanding of the complexity of human emotions She sees that a person can feel multiple things at once, even if the things are in conflict love and loathing, care and selfishness, lust and distaste.In The Only Daughter she portrays this mass of conflict as we see a fractured family The father, a tough man, lies in bed after suffering a devastating stroke His second wife cares for him, but there is an intensity of discord between them Jessica Anderson is an Australian novelist with a deep understanding of the complexity of human emotions She sees that a person can feel multiple things at once, even if the things are in conflict love and loathing, care and selfishness, lust and distaste.In The Only Daughter she portrays this mass of conflict as we see a fractured family The father, a tough man, lies in bed after suffering a devastating stroke His second wife cares for him, but there is an intensity of discord between them His step family hovers, and his son from his first marriage is there too And from abroad comes his only daughter, who was on her way home anyway, and did know until she got there of his condition.The step family starts speculating right away, Who wi...


  4. says:

    A good read I enjoyed this book even though it seemed to end abruptly without settling anything Very well written the characters are all someone you can relate to Classic example of how a death in the family the aftermath of who gets the money , affects everyone.


  5. says:

    A decent story of family set in Australia.


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