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Apr 12, Liz rated it it was amazing.

Sian Prior, Joel Magarey, Catherine Scerri

Call them fearful illusions. Oh boy, where the hell do I start? Claire marked it as to-read Mar 12, Joanne rated it really liked it Aug 08, Honestly, I can’t determine who is more at blame here.

I was moved by Joel Magarey’s unshakeable honesty, as well as the painful difficulties endured by him and his ever-patient lover Penny. As Jel Keller says in the quote you refer to, cited in the book: Yeah, you feel that obligation, because you want people to see you as an interesting human not a list of publications.

Do authors feel obliged to play up the kookier parts of their lives when writing their own bios? In Adelaide once I waited on a street corner for her for two hours.

Annette Baker marked it as to-read Oct 12, The first An impossible book to categorise, Australian magxrey Joel Magarey’s autobiographical Exposure published by Wakefield Press, South Australia, is somehow greater than the sum of its parts. Coetzee to donate a pull-quote for the jacket.


Joel Magarey (Author of Exposure)

The core theme through the book is that of the paradox of freedom. Why did I win so many of the competitions I really wanted magaey win, and why, on the occasions I lost, did my losses seem to result from magarwy special, a chosen-feeling, kind of bad luck? It was scary, and I felt a great inner groan at the years of work I had just taken on.

Otherwise why had if fallen to me to win the state under-ten eighty-meter hurdles final? And it gets all political.

Amgarey to Read Currently Reading Read. Can we expect that parliamentary reporter tell-all soon? My next project is to have a holiday.

Kathie rated it did not like it Sep 01, The travel is scary and hilarious but it’s the journey through mental illness and love that really got me.

Joel Magarey on the Prism of Darkness — The Wheeler Centre

Joel set out on an around the world odyssey while trying to leave the love of his life and cope with his obsessive compulsive disorder.

Visceral descriptions of ‘a hot-and-cold sourness, an acidic liquid pain began slicing its way up and down my limbs, and my mind became so dark and panic stricken I could no longer tell what was ridiculous and what wasn’t’ p show how painful, distressing and dangerous the disorder can be. How do you describe this book – is it memoir? MaryG2E marked it as to-read Apr 04, Interesting article, and the Hackpacker site is full of gems.


Maybe in the editing of myself, which unfortunately neither Mr. That is the only thing about this book that will continue to keep me up at night.

Magarey’s loving descriptions of Penny makes you wish you were more like her. But I had to bare all this to tell the story, because it is fundamentally about how these powerful illusions of desire and magagey can sabotage the capacity to love, value and have real people and things.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the gifts of darkness are reflected in the way we write darkness which reflects how we process it. However it is their relationship more than the character Penny magadey, that tells the story. Subscribe to the Wheeler Weekly for the latest on our upcoming events, broadcasts and notes from our website, and previews of events and presenters from our programme.

Exposure: a Journey

Far from it; it seemed natural to me. The book offers magareu vicariously painful reminder that the grass is not necessarily greener on the other side, it’s just a state of mind. We’ve loved for seven years, travelled the earth.

Igrowastreesgrow marked it as to-read Jul 31, She’s wise and her soul is pure.