Author(s): Robert Dessaix
With his trademark eloquence and humour, Robert Dessaix, one of Australia's eminent writers, tackles humbug in the modern world; the tide of mumbo jumbo where words fall short of what they mean and motivations are not always what they appear.
Robert Dessaix is a writer, interviewer, translator and broadcaster. His best-known books, published around the world, are the autobiography A Mother's Disgrace, the novels Night Letters and Corfu, a collection of essays and short stories (And So Forth) and the travel memoir Twilight of Love. He has also published translations of works by Chekhov, Dostoyevsky and Turgenev.