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Far from it; it seemed natural to me. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Exposure will be launched at Readings Carlton on Friday 9th October. Can we expect that parliamentary reporter tell-all soon? View our privacy policy.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Why did I win so many of the competitions I really wanted to win, and why, on the occasions I lost, did my losses seem to result from a special, a chosen-feeling, kind of bad luck?

Joel set out on an around the world odyssey while trying to leave the love of his life and cope with his obsessive compulsive disorder. Yeah, you feel that obligation, because you want people to see you as an interesting human ojel a list of publications. We’ve loved for seven years, travelled the earth. You find the comedy in part of it, the beauty and meaning in another part, and the rest you make as terrifying and moving as you can.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the gifts of darkness are reflected in the way we write darkness which reflects how we process it. Apr 12, Liz rated it it was amazing.

To ask other readers questions about Exposureplease sign up. Rachie added it Aug 09, Kirsten marked it as to-read May 12, Not a good writer and 2.


Want to Read saving…. A seemingly self-absorbed douche bag whose OCD certainly can’t be entirely to blame for. The stories of Magarey’s life are rhythmically woven through two chronological narratives occurring mostly through the s. Dayro rated it really liked it Jan 03, Read the full transcript pdf. But after 10 years of Exposure, the holiday first. The main characters, Joel and Penny, are accompanied by a swathe of secondary characters family, travel companions, lovers but it is the disarmingly honest self-disclosures, the sweet descriptions of relationship and the anthropomorphised OCD that holds the heart of the story.

Lauren marked it as to-read Mar 22, Dec 23, Sean Tobin rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Coetzee to donate a pull-quote for the jacket. Adam rated it liked it Jul 16, Characterisation is the feature of the book.

Exposure: a Journey

Together we split Siberia’s snows. So beyond the quote that the title comes from, writing this book was ‘exposing’ on a couple of levels wasn’t it? Obsessive-compulsive Joel McGarey abandons his home, his job in journalism and his girlfriend and sets off around the globe on the journey of his dreams. Magafey else can write that. Interesting article, and the Hackpacker site is full of gems.

Exposure: a Journey by Joel Magarey

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Paperbackpages. On the other hand developing a financially rewarding comedy juggling act required learning how to make people laugh. Do authors feel obliged to play up the kookier parts of their lives when writing their own bios? Magarey or his publisher deemed necessary to do in this book. But I had to bare all this to tell the story, because it is fundamentally about how these powerful illusions of desire and fear can sabotage the capacity to love, value and have real people and things.


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Katherine marked it as to-read Jul 15, And then there is my question as to how did they get J. Kimberley rated it it was amazing Apr 21, The first deals primarily with Magarey’s two years of solo world travel, the other with his deep but difficult relationship with ‘the wise and tender Penny’ back cover. His publisher on the other hand deserves a worse critique in that while writers are very often too deep into the work and self-pity Oh boy, where the hell do I start?

He’s also given me glimpses of many kinds of suffering ‘out there’ in the world, and many kinds of joy. Igrowastreesgrow marked it as to-read Jul 31, Jeol kind of denial is natural enough, but it excludes much more than at first appears.

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Otherwise why had if fallen to me to win the state under-ten eighty-meter hurdles final? A bird no doubt. A book of poems wants to see the light of day too.

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