The Penguin Book of the Beach
Draws together twenty-five of the finest contemporary writers whose stories represent the most stimulating, startling, deeply moving and humorous writing about the beach. This book includes contributions from: Paul Bowles, Italo Calvino, Raymond Carver, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nadine Gordimer, Ian McEwan, Tim Winton, Graham Swift, and John Updike.
Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne, Australia, and grew up on the West Australian coast. His novels and short stories have been widely translated, have won many national and international prizes, and have been adapted for film, television, radio and the theatre. He has also written plays, screenplays, journalism and film criticism.