Generations is the final volume in Peter Bowes’ trilogy of essays and stories, the first two being Bloodlines (2013) and Lineage (2015).
‘G’day, Al,’ sez I, ‘did the ladies at the shop tell you about the books?’ Al looked undecided.
To open the pages of a book by Peter Bowes is to enter a quintessentially Australian world, but one that is also universal.
‘I saw that he had also stopped his madness and was looking over the heads that thronged between us – seeking me out.’
Bloodlines author, Peter Bowes, gives a rare interview, revealing the writers he finds most inspiring, and the best and worst things that people have said about his own work.
‘Monday night, the Sydney game is on the wall and someone is losing and someone is winning; outside, the rain belts down …’
‘… it was like watching a man up to his neck in water walking against four strong tides; where every tide pulled every limb in a different direction …’