Miles Franklin winner David Ireland back with World Repair Video Game

By Nicholas Rothwell

 

In the great years of Australia’s late 20th-century cultural expansion, novelist David Ireland widely was seen as one of the brightest stars in the literary sky: a voice in tune with the vernacular, a poetic chronicler of everyday experiences; in the form of his writing radical, in the angle of his approach to his subjects direct, demotic, free from convention’s stultifying constraint.