Dreams of Speaking

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Dreams of Speaking
Author Gail Jones
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Vintage Books, Australia
Publication date
2006
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 229 pp
ISBN 1-74166-522-1
OCLC 65526988
823 22
LC Class PR9619.3.J6863 D74 2006b
Preceded by Sixty Lights
Followed by Sorry

Dreams of Speaking is a 2006 novel by Australian author Gail Jones.

Themes[edit]

The novel explores the themes of the creative writing process, memory, loneliness and cross-cultural friendships.

Epigraph[edit]

"Let us sculpt in hopeless silence all our dreams of speaking" - Fernando Pessoa, The Book of Disquiet

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • This novel was also printed in a German edition.

Reviews[edit]

  • The Age [1]
  • "Readings" [2]
  • The Sydney Morning Herald [3]
  • The Telegraph [4]