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Joel Magarey is certainly two things: Were you terrified when you started that re-write? And I magrey journalism demands that you learn to see detail and hones your sense of what interests people. Coetzee to donate a pull-quote for the jacket.

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But I had to bare all this to tell the story, because it is fundamentally about how these powerful illusions of desire and fear can sabotage the capacity to love, value and have real people and things. So beyond the quote that the title comes from, writing this book was ‘exposing’ on a couple of levels wasn’t it?

Call them fearful magqrey. Unless I risk everything and get it back.

Together we split Siberia’s snows. The sobering nature of the condition hits home in one particular episode. Kirsten marked it as to-read Magarye 12, Significant suffering often deepens, for instance, the capacity for compassion. Otherwise why had if fallen to me to win the state under-ten eighty-meter hurdles final?


magafey Paperbackpages. I was moved by Joel Magarey’s unshakeable honesty, as well as the painful difficulties endured by him and his ever-patient lover Penny. Magarey’s loving descriptions of Penny makes you wish you were more like her.

Adam rated it liked it Jul 16, View our privacy policy here. Why did I win so many of the competitions I really wanted to win, and why, on the occasions I lost, did my losses seem to result from a special, a chosen-feeling, kind of bad luck?

Exposure: a Journey

Exposure follows your travels while wrestling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Oh boy, where the hell do I start? The stories of Magarey’s life are rhythmically woven through two chronological narratives occurring mostly through the s. But the magareu sense of exposure in the book is the journey away from illusory freedoms and securities towards exposure to the dangers inevitably involved in committing to realities such as accepting you have a mental disorder or proposing marriage to a real woman.

Joel Magarey presented an extended version of this post at the Emerging Writers’ Festival.

I recently wrote a piece expanding on all this in The Punch. Return to Book Page. A travel journal, love story and first person narrative of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCDthe richly written Exposure needs more than one hoel to fully appreciate. I describe it as a memoir of love and travel with a psychological edge.


Joel Magarey – Contact

Can we expect maagrey parliamentary reporter tell-all soon? We’ve loved for seven years, travelled the earth. However it is their relationship more than the character Penny herself, that tells the story. Obsessive-compulsive Joel McGarey abandons his home, his job in journalism and his girlfriend and sets off around the globe on the journey of his dreams.

Joel Magarey – Bio

She’s wise and her soul is pure. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Joanne rated it really liked it Aug 08, The first An impossible book to categorise, Australian author Joel Magarey’s autobiographical Exposure published by Wakefield Press, South Australia, is somehow greater than the sum of its parts.

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