This novel ranges in location from east to west coast Australia, to the US, Japan and Hong Kong. It confronts issues of gender, race and generations with an ironic desperation.
Witty and seductive, inventive and disturbing, The Bay Of Contented Men ranges in location from east to west coast Australia, to the United States, Japan and Hong Kong. This is the neighbourhood of edgy suburbanite Australians whose desires and misadventures are conjured here into intriguing fictions. Robert Drewe's characters face the confrontations of gender, race & generations with an ironic desperation born of love, lust and wistful memory.
Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne. His novels and short stories have been widely translated, won many national and international prizes, and been adapted for film, television, radio and the theatre. He has also written plays, screenplays, journalism, and film criticism, and edited two international anthologies of stories.