Australian Bookcovers #161 - Holden's Performance by Murray Bail

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Holden's Performance by Murray Bail, 1987
(Penguin edition 1988)
Cover painting: detail from The Tram by John Brack

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This cover displays a detail of a wonderful painting called (I think) "The Tram" which is on show at the current John Brack retrospective -- at the Fed Square branch of the NGV in Melbourne. The current edition of Holden's Performance (Text Publishing) features the whole painting -- and is a much nicer design all round. Go here:

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