Category Archives: John Wade
Music to read ‘Breathing Lessons’ to. This is the song Ira and Maggie sing in chapter one of Part 3 of the book. Perhaps we’ll give it a go when we meet…….
It was the jumbled and confused ramblings of a sex starved old crone. Jules Tyler
In 2007, Gideon Haigh wrote an article in The Monthly arguing that On the Beach is Australia’s most important novel: Most novels of apocalypse posit at least a group of survivors and the semblance of hope. On The Beach allows nothing of the kind. The Rotter’s didn’t like it quite as much as Gideon …
There is a film adaptation of the book released in the UK in March 2017. It has had mixed reviews but has to be worth a look. Here is the trailer
A top book…especially if you have a son. And for once the film version is pretty impressive too. Don’t watch it on your own though.