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Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's true originals, renowned for her passionate, punchy poetry and verse novels. This collection, the best of her life's work as selected by her partner Andrea Goldsmith, presents the many facets of Porter, from her break - out verse novel The Monkey's Mask to her posthumous collection, The Bee Hut. Whether stretching the fabric of ancient mythology, discovering the beauty of the natural world or inking an intimate message on the heart, Porter's verse is endlessly captivating. This is an essential volume for longtime admirers and newcomers alike.
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Dorothy Porter is an acclaimed poet, lyricist and librettist. The Monkey's Mask won the Age Poetry Book of the Year Award and the National Book Council's Poetry Award and has been reprinted eight times. Both Wild Surmise and What a Piece of Work were shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. Her last verse novel, El Dorado, was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award. Her work has been adapted for radio, stage and screen. In December 2008, Dorothy Porter died aged 54. She had just completed The Bee Hut.
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