In his second novel, satirist David P. Reiter does for the Australian education system what the BBC series Teachers did for the British system.
Like every primary teacher, Cherry Kaufman had her ideals – once. You put in the hours, get the degree and hope your first job isn’t a five hour drive west of Blackbutt.
The Dispossessed is a short story collection that shows the many different individuals and groups that make up multicultural Australia. It is full of lively and thought-provoking characters that range from a chatty elderly Aboriginal, to a grandfather who recollects his experiences with an Italian POW, to a Writer in Residence who incites a riot in the small town he is working in.
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