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Tim Winton

Mariella Frostrup talks to award-winning Australian novelist Tim Winton. The Breath, Dirt Music and Cloudstreet writer talks about his new collection of true stories and essays.

Mariella Frostrup talks to the award winning novelist Tim Winton about his latest book of essays The Boy Behind The Curtain.

The prolific Australian writer, best known for novels Breath, Cloudstreet and Dirt Music, has remained steadfastly private about his life, lived away from the literary spotlight in a small town north of Perth.

In The Boy Behind The Curtain, Tim Winton explores stories from his formative years which shaped and formed him as a writer; from his father's near fatal accident, to his enduring love for the ocean and riding the waves.

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28 minutes

Read the first chapter of The Boy Behind The Curtain by Tim Winton

The Boy Behind the Curtain by Tim Winton: Chapter One. 

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Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Tim Winton

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