Your guide to the Miles Franklin shortlist

A kaleidoscopic portrait of a diverse nation

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The Miles Franklin award is famously for “a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases”. That’s a very broad palette, yet for most of the award’s existence — 1957 to the present — it has recognised a rather narrow field of “Australian life”.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 23 Aug 2018


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