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The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: the play


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The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: the play
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Randolph Stow is acknowledged as one of Australia's finest writers and his fifth novel, "The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea", first published in 1965, remains his most popular in Australia. It's a semi-autobiographical account of Rob Coram's growth from the age of six to fourteen, in the West Australian coastal town of Geraldton, and its surrounding pastoral districts, in the 1930s and 1940s.

Author Biography

Dickon Oxenburgh is a graduate of WAAPA (Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts). He has worked as an actor, dramaturg and writer, and has had commissions from Black Swan Theatre, the ABC and the WA Film Corporation. Andrew Ross was formerly the artistic director of Black Swan Theatre Company (and Founding Director) and he has directed many productions for the company. His productions have toured the UK, Germany and Canada and he is currently director of the Brisbane Powerhouse Centre for the live Arts.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2006
Adapted by Andrew Ross Adapted by Dickon Oxenburgh
Country of Publication
Currency Press Pty Ltd
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