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Forever Young The Latest Novel By Acclaimed Novelist Steven Carroll, Winner Of The Prime Minister S Award And The Miles Franklin Award And Is Nostalgia Not So Much A Longing For A Place Or A Time, As A Longing For Youth Itself Forever Young Is Set Against The Tumultuous Period Of Change And Uncertainty That Was Australia In Whitlam Is About To Lose The Federal Election, And Things Will Never Be The Same Again The Times They Are A Changing Radicals Have Become Conservatives, Idealism Is Giving Way To Realism, Relationships Are Falling Apart, And Michael Is Finally Coming To Accept That He Will Never Be A Rock And Roll MusicianA Subtle And Graceful Exploration Of The Passage Of Time And Our Yearning For The Seeming Simplicities Of The Past, Forever Young Is A Powerfully Moving Work Clear Beautiful, Affecting By One Of Our Greatest Authors



10 thoughts on “Forever Young

  1. says:

    I loved this novel maybe I am still be a Melburnian at heart so can readily relate to the characters and settings of Carroll s Glenroy novels, of which this is the 5th I am also approximately the same age as one of the main characters of the series, Michael, so again I can identify with the issues


  2. says:

    I have read some really good books so far this year, but, this is my favourite I will be disappointed almost if I read one that betters it Unlike many authors who write to impress us their vast and superior knowledge of language patronizing , Carroll writes with a subtle, elegant and unaffected simpli


  3. says:

    Forever Young, by Steven Carroll, won the Miles Franklin, the Commonwealth Writers Prize, and jointly the Prime Minister s Literary Award Clearly it has been recognised for its literary merit, but my feelings about it are torn while I found some aspects of the characters compelling, and the way the plot w


  4. says:

    I have just abandoned this book half read in an airport, which I think gives you the general idea, although sometimes I do that because I hope someone special will pick up a truly great novel at a desperate moment in their life and it will stop them from hijacking a planenot the case with this one Life is too


  5. says:

    Slow and repetitive in it s style of writing I quite enjoyed the story and characters There is a lot of rumination which I personally quite like The descriptions of Melbourne and the Whitlam era were interesting I liked the way different characters were tied together I am not compelled however to read the other b


  6. says:

    I m glad it s over Not my cup of tea The maximum excitement for Rita was two tram rides Excessively wordy without going anywhere I could not see the point of the Whitlam connections to this book I certainly won t be signing up for any others in the series.


  7. says:

    While the concept and era seem really interesting this book was full of too many ideas and not enough narrative to keep me going.


  8. says:

    I had trouble immersing myself in this book so mostly skim read it which probably didn t do it justice.


  9. says:

    Another superb novel by Strven Carroll It took me back to the late 1970s and memories that had layed dormant for a very long time As only the best books can.


  10. says:

    This man writes very well indeed, although it is not my favorite genre.


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About the Author: Steven Carroll

Steven Carroll born 1949 is an Australian novelist He was born in Melbourne, Victoria and studied at La Trobe University He has taught English at secondary school level, and drama at RMIT He has been Drama Critic for The Sunday Age newspaper in Melbourne Steven Carroll is now a full time writer living in Melbourne with his partner and their son.