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The Word.

Author: William Lane, (Authority on Christina Stead)
Publisher: Melbourne : Transit Lounge Publishing, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Lane's disarming new novel, The Word, brilliantly satirises the ways in which we use language to define our lives. Kenric is an oddball advertising eccentric who possesses an unusual gift for language. The brands he names, sell. Yet he comes to believe advertising uses language too cynically. He is inspired by Maria to abandon the corporate world and establish a small residential community called The Word.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lane, William.
Word.
Melbourne : Transit Lounge Publishing, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Lane, (Authority on Christina Stead)
ISBN: 1925760138 9781925760132
OCLC Number: 1049913647
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Prologue; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; Epilogue; About the Author.

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William Lane's disarming new novel, The Word, brilliantly satirises the ways in which we use language to define our lives. Kenric is an oddball advertising eccentric who possesses an unusual gift for language. The brands he names, sell. Yet he comes to believe advertising uses language too cynically. He is inspired by Maria to abandon the corporate world and establish a small residential community called The Word. The idealistic community relocates from Pittwater to a warehouse in industrial Mount Druitt, gathering about it others concerned with the misuse of language. The Word is both a charmi.

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