Unaccountable Hours: Three Novellas

Unaccountable Hours Three Novellas Firmly set in and inspired by the Australian landscape Unaccountable Hours offers three stories about the passions and beliefs that consume the time we call our own our unaccountable hours whether in

  • Title: Unaccountable Hours: Three Novellas
  • Author: Stephen Scourfield
  • ISBN: 9781742583884
  • Page: 104
  • Format: Paperback
  • Firmly set in and inspired by the Australian landscape, Unaccountable Hours offers three stories about the passions and beliefs that consume the time we call our own our unaccountable hours whether in music, family, nature, love or friendship.In The Luthier , musician Alton Freeman devotes his life to crafting a violin that will reproduce the perfect sound of Bach s PFirmly set in and inspired by the Australian landscape, Unaccountable Hours offers three stories about the passions and beliefs that consume the time we call our own our unaccountable hours whether in music, family, nature, love or friendship.In The Luthier , musician Alton Freeman devotes his life to crafting a violin that will reproduce the perfect sound of Bach s Partitas and Sonatas, as played by his idol, musician Monica Erica Grenbaum Like Water tells the story of an unlikely friendship and subsequent romance that develops between kindred spirits Matthew and Beatrice two soulmates born generations apart Ethical Man follows the biologist and birdwatcher Bartholomew Milner, who lives stringently according to his Milner s Ethic , and is put to the ultimate ethical test whilst on a research expedition in the Australian outback Throughout these bite sized novels , Scourfield s masterful language evokes landscapes both within and without Cottesloe and the Swan River, Perth Cremona, Italy and the Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia.

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    1. According to Storyfix's Larry Brooks, the highest goal of storytelling is to write about something happening. On the surface, little appears to happen in the three novellas that make up Unaccountable Hours, and yet there's a major transformation in each of the stories that occurs through the intense solitude of these lives. The introspection is so sharp as to be almost painful - taking us deep into the motivations, history and heart of the three main characters that make up the stories. Through [...]

    2. Stephen Scourfield is an award-winning author, journalist and photographer from Western Australia. His published work covers a diversity of styles and topics and Unaccountable Hours, a collection of three novellas, is his latest foray into fiction. Each story involves strong, assertive characters confronting challenge, each in a distinctively Australian landscape.The first story,The Luthier, reveals the author’s passion for Australian timbers of great beauty. A luthier is one who makes or repa [...]

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