Vale Frank Moorhouse, 1938-2022

Death is a perennial theme for literary fiction. To have a main character die is a sure fire way to manufacture a dramatic plot turn or a poignant ending, to create a certain mood or a degree of artistic gravitas. All signs that you are a Serious Writer. And yet, something I have always found remarkable about the work of Frank Moorhouse is that he did not have a main character die until his seventh book of fiction,

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