The Award Winning Sequel To The Acclaimed Memoir Hoi Polloi The Dynasty Has Started With My Father As The Founding Father And Me His Only Son, The Founding Son He Looks Forward To The Day When He Can Watch His Grandchildren Out There In The Clover Covered Paddocks Frolicking Among The Cowpats Playing With A Pony, Getting Stung By Bees The Most Wholesome Activities In The World With Their Only Son On The Brink Of Adolescence, The Nouveaux Riches Sherbornes Move Away From The City To Start A New, Gentrified Existence On A 300 Acre Farm Or Estate In Taonga, New Zealand But Life On The Farm Is Anything But Wholesome Sherborne Evokes His Family S Slide Into Madness Through A Series Of Unforgettable, Hilarious Portraits Of Feet, His Once Glamorous Mother, Now Addled With Snobbery, Paranoia, And Mental Illness Of The Duke, His Uncomprehending, Sporadically Violent Father And Of Himself, The Lord Muck Of The Title, At Once Helpless Victim And Ruthless Agent Of Their Undoing, Who In The End Must Decide Whether He Can Save His Family.Clear Sighted, Lyrical, And Marvellously Funny, Muck Is A Heart Rending Memoir Of Family Discord And An Exquisite Story Of A Young Artist In Search Of A Self.
Craig Sherborne, a Melbourne based poet and playwright, was educated at Scots College in Sydney before attending drama school in London He worked as a journalist for Melbourne based newspapers, was a senior writer with the Melbourne Sun, and is published in literary journals and anthologies Sherborne s play, The Ones Out of Town , won the Wal Cherry Play of the Year Award in 1989 His radio pla
- 208 pages
- Muck: A Memoir
- Craig Sherborne
- 12 November 2018 Craig Sherborne