David Malouf

«Fiction, with its preference for what is small and might elsewhere seem irrelevant; its facility for smuggling us into another skin and allowing us to live a new life there; its painstaking devotion to what without it might go unnoticed and unseen; its respect for contingency, and the unlikely and odd; its willingness to expose itself to moments of low, almost animal being and make them nobly illuminating, can deliver truths we might not otherwise stumble on.»

David Malouf


«Words are powerful. They too can be the agents of what is new, of what is conceivable and can be thought and let loose upon the world.»

David Malouf


«... history is forever unfinished, forever in process; endless because our needs are endless.»

David Malouf