A Loose Canon: Essays on History, Modernity and Tradition
Connor Court Publishing Pty Ltd, 2007 - 172 Seiten
In this collection of essays, Coman ranges over a vast tapestry of experiences from ferreting rabbits, to the pleasures of reading the Odyssey and listening to church bells. Religion, philosophy, modern music, Freddie Ayer's 'amorous dalliances' and Chinese ghost stories - it's all here in this eclectic compilation. The essays will delight both the serious and the casual reader.
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The Passing Bell
Never Say Die
Not Done in Vain
La Austrialia del Espiritu Santo
A Pestilence of Flesh
The Sickness Unto Death
The Last of His Tribe
Mr Tungs Fox Tenants
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