New PDF release: Bob Ellis: In His Own Words

By Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis: In His personal Words showcases the simplest of Ellis’s celebrated and much-loved essays, speeches, diaries and scripts, as well as formerly unpublished paintings, archival images, and reflections from shut family and friends. Compiled by way of Ellis’s widow, Anne Brooksbank, this assortment includes all of the wit, acuity and outspokenness that we got here to anticipate from this inimitable wordsmith.

Bob Ellis: In His personal Words honours Ellis’s illustrious and prodigious writing legacy – it’s a memento for longtime Ellis lovers that may additionally win him many new admirers.

‘The trust in a grand narrative, buttressed by means of the old fashioned virtues of social democracy, clothed in a prose an angel might envy, characterized the existence, artwork and politics of Robert James ‘Bob’ Ellis. His imprint on our movie tradition, theatre and in political observation used to be large and his passing has created a scarcity that might be not easy to fill.’ —Michael Cooke

‘This is the memoir that Ellis – even if neither he nor a person else knew it – have been writing all along.’ —Erik Jensen

‘Bob Ellis isn't only the best prose author Australia has produced, he's most likely the best 3 or 4 of them.’ —Guy Rundle

‘The inestimable Ellis teaches us that not anyone should still ever be embarrassed about their bleeding heart.’ —Marieke Hardy

Bob Ellis is the writer of over twenty books, fifty-five screenplays, 2 hundred poems, political speeches, 100 songs and thousand movie stories. His books contain the bestselling Goodbye Babylon, So It is going, The Capitalism Delusion and First Abolish the Customer. He co-wrote the vintage movies Newsfront, Fatty Finn, guy of Flowers and Goodbye Paradise, and wrote and directed Nostradamus Kid. He had a protracted and shut involvement with politics, overlaying as a journalist twenty-five campaigns in Australia, the united kingdom, and the united states, and writing speeches for Kim Beazley, Bob Carr between others. Bob Ellis died in April 2016.

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