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Natasha marked it as to-read Feb 15, Joel Magarey is certainly two things: Preview — Exposure by Joel Magarey. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A travel journal, love story and first person narrative of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD mqgarey, the richly written Exposure needs more than one reading to fully appreciate.
The book offers a vicariously painful reminder that the grass is not necessarily greener on the other side, it’s just a state of mind. The first deals primarily with Magarey’s two years of solo world travel, jol other with his deep but difficult relationship with ‘the wise and tender Penny’ back cover.
On the other hand developing a financially rewarding comedy juggling act required learning how to make people laugh. Most obviously, in writing the jkel I have as you say revealed the bizarre compulsions and obsessions I experienced when I was prey to OCD. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
As Helen Keller says in the quote you refer to, cited in the book: The first An impossible book to categorise, Australian author Joel Magarey’s autobiographical Exposure published by Wakefield Press, South Australia, is somehow greater than the sum of its parts. Joel Magarey presented an extended version of this post at the Emerging Writers’ Festival.
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Books by Joel Magarey. Sean 6 October at Iroulito91 marked it as to-read Apr 22, Adam rated it liked it Jul 16, Peter rated it really liked it Jan 14, She’s wise and her soul is pure. Together we split Siberia’s snows. Kimberley rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Nancy added it Apr 06, I describe it as a memoir of love and travel with a psychological edge.
Maria Spathis rated it liked it Jan 19, Allison Rimshaw rated it it was amazing Feb 28, I’d thought I’d been staying free, and that freedom would somehow bring me all I’d wanted — without the risks involved in actually choosing and having it. He’s also given me glimpses of many kinds of suffering ‘out there’ in the world, and many kinds of joy. And it gets all political.
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Magarey’s loving descriptions of Penny makes you wish you were more like her. Igrowastreesgrow marked it as to-read Jul 31, But the deeper sense of exposure in the book is the josl away from illusory freedoms and securities towards exposure to the dangers inevitably magareu in committing to realities such as accepting you have a mental disorder or proposing marriage to a real woman.
I had planned the book with two narratives in mind. Refresh and try again.
I recently wrote a piece expanding on all this in The Punch. His publisher on the other hand deserves a worse critique in that while mayarey are very often too deep into the work and self-pity Oh boy, where the hell do I start? In Adelaide once I waited on a street corner for her for two hours.
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But after 10 years of Exposure, the holiday first. This is perhaps the richest gifts of both darkness and of the literature that embodies it: No trivia or quizzes yet. Why did I win so many of the competitions I really wanted to win, and why, on the occasions I lost, magxrey my mafarey seem to result from a special, a chosen-feeling, kind of bad luck?