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Andrew Riemer, Sandstone Gothic: Confessions of an Accidental Academic (St Leonards: Allen & Unwin, 1998) $17.95, ISBN 1864486260. [Book review]

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posted on 28.04.2017 by Douglas McQueen-Thomson
"Andrew Riemer's latest memoir, Sandstone Gothic, is an infuriating book. Throughout, Riemer portrays himself as a passive protagonist against whom events have conspired. His tone is sour, embittered and resentful as he describes the misfortunes he endured in becoming an 'accidental academic'. The resulting book is an agonising, protracted document of self-justification."

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