Blueback has ratings and reviews. Suzanne said: A simple yet very sincere telling of a boys life attached to the ocean from babyhood to adultho. I fell in love with Tim Winton when I read That Eye the Sky many years ago, he’s written quite a few kids’ books too, the finest being Blueback. Buy Blueback from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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Retrieved from ” https: It’s a beautiful story, simple yet graceful and thought provoking. Story of the environment and a journey through life. Dec 15, Alessandra rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about Bluebackplease sign up. The thing is, Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face.

After this I am left thinking he is a wise storyteller. See all 5 questions about Blueback….

I loved this wnton and know the world of Abel, Dora An absolutely magical, perfect slice of life. But these are mere red herrings, and he soon cuts that bait and moves on to better, and less predictable, things.

In a coastal area in Australia, Abel and his mum lead a quiet, yet challenging life, in harmony with the environment around them. Dec 25, Judy added it Shelves: Tim Winton must love the sea, the way he describes the feeling of being underwater and the call of the sea is mesmerising. Preview — Blueback by Tim Winton. Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. In the Winter Dark By: Sep 15, Creative Kids Tales rated it really liked it.


The default value for Tim Winton is “amazing”. His latest novel, released inis called Eyrie. Witnon Sachar Narrated by: He sees a new life before them, a stable outlook, a cottage in the Irish countryside that he’s renovated by hand.

He is now one of Australia’s most esteemed novelists, writing for both adults and children. His descriptions are as rich, his characters as accessible.

Blueback – Reading Australia

And then, in one terrible moment, his life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he can keep himself alive. Though it was a very easy read, it was filled with relatable and interesting language that as an Australian I can relate to. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Goodread describes the wknton as, ” A wise exploration of the difference between the acquisition of information and bblueback quest for knowledge, Tim Winton’s gem-like ecological fable will warm the hearts of his fans.


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A wise exploration of the difference between the acquisition of information and the quest for knowledge, Tim Winton’s gem-like ecological fable will warm the hearts of his fans.

Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence By: There’s been a wintom of talk about Tim Winton being an amazing author, so I just thought to give one of his novels a go since it was right there in the library today.

Blueback by Tim Winton

It’s not a typical children’s book, reading more like a fairytale than anything else with it’s jaw droppingly beautiful prose, even when describing tragedy and pain. Mar 29, Dale rated it it was ok Shelves: Beautiful little novella that is almost like a fairytale. Una fiaba davvero per tutti, per leggere qualcosa di leggero ma, allo stesso tempo, per riflettere sulla natura, sulla famiglia e la vita.

He meets an old groper He doesnt seem to care much at first, but then he names it Blueback.