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    The Time We Have Taken
    (Glenroy Series, #3)
    by Steven Carroll

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    • Series: Glenroy Series, #3
    • Format: paperback, 327 pages
    • Author: Steven Carroll
    • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia
    • Release date: March 1, 2007
    • ISBN: 9780732278366 (0732278368)
    • Awards: Miles Franklin Literary Award (2008), Victorian Premier’s Literary Award Nominee for Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction (2007), Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book in South East Asia and Pacific (2008)
    • Places: Melbourne, Victoria
    • Genres: fiction, australia, contemporary, novels
    • Language: english

    About The Book

    That exotic tribe was us. And the time we have taken, our moment.

    One summer morning in 1970, Peter van Rijn, proprietor of a television and wireless shop, pronounces his Melbourne suburb one hundred years old. That same morning, Rita is awakened by a dream of her husband, yet it is years since Vic moved north. Their son, Michael, has left for the city, and is entering the awkward terrain of first love. As the suburb prepares to celebrate progress, Michael’s friend Mulligan is commissioned to paint a mural of the area’s history. But what vision of the past will his painting reveal?

    Meanwhile, Rita’s sometime friend Mrs Webster confronts the mystery of her husband’s death. And Michael discovers that innocence can only be sustained for so long. THE TIME WE HAVE TAKEN is both a meditation on the rhythms of suburban life and a luminous exploration of public and private reckoning during a time of radical change.

    ‘A writer worth cherishing. His prose is unfailingly assured, lyrical, poised’ The Australian

    ‘Moving and indelible in its evocation of the extraordinary in ordinary lives’ Miles Franklin Literary Award Judges

    Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, 2008

    Winner of The Commonwealth Writers Prize (South East Asia, Pacific region) 2008

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