Books and Ideas at Montalto
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Elliot Perlman’s first novel, Three Dollars, won the Age Book of the Year Award – an auspicious start to what has been an extraordinary international career. His second novel, Seven Types of Ambiguity, was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin.
With The Street Sweeper, Perlman cemented his reputation as a novelist who explores the burning social and political issues of our time. ‘Epic is a word that one must use carefully,’ wrote the Guardian, reviewing the book. ‘But this is an epic, in scope and moral seriousness.’
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Elliot Perlman is an award-winning writer of one short story collection and three novels. He lives in Melbourne, where he also works as a barrister.