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Everyman"s rules for scientific living

Carrie Tiffany

Everyman"s rules for scientific living

by Carrie Tiffany

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Australia -- Rural conditions -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarrie Tiffany.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.T545 E95 2006b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. :
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19715002M
    ISBN 100330437763, 0330437771
    ISBN 109780330437776, 9780330437769

      In , Carrie Tiffany won the Victorian Premier's Award for an Unpublished Manuscript for this novel. Or an earlier incarnation of it, anyway. Since then, it has been shortlisted for a huge number of both national and international literary awards, including the Miles Franklin, and the Orange Prize. So, yes, quite a bit of hype. Available in: Paperback. In , the government's 'Better Farming Train' slides through the wheat fields and small towns of Australia. It leads to a meeting between Robert and Jean, who, in an atmosphere of heady scientific idealism, marry and settle in.

    In an atmosphere of heady scientific idealism they settle in the impoverished Mallee with the ambition of proving that science can transform the land. Shot through with humour and a quiet wisdom, this haunting first novel evokes the Australian landscape in all its vivid beauty and probes the fragile relationships between man, science and nature. AUSTRALIA in the s, and the country is urged to grow more wheat to support an ailing economy.

      Given this personal history, Carrie Tiffany’s quirkily titled first novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living, struck an immediate chord when the Orange Prize for Fiction shortlist was announced. Its intriguing plot turns on a state government-funded ‘Better Farming’ train, which rattles around rural Victoria in the s. The "Better-Farming Train" slides through the wheat fields and small towns of s Australia, bringing advice to farmers. Amid the swaying cars full of cows, pigs, and crops, a strange and swift seduction occurs between Jean Finnegan, a sewing instructor, and .


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