Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s protagonist, Bani Adam, is encouraged to marry but must negotiate the customs and traditions inherent within his Lebanese Alawite community while simultaneously establishing where he stands in current day Australia as a young Muslim man. ‘The Other Half of You’ continues the saga that began in ‘The Lebs’.
A Room called Earth takes place in just 24 hours but Madeleine Ryan has given us a universe of thoughts of how men and women live with each other and themselves. Is it possible to meet the perfect person, your soul mate, at a party?
Jan Goldsmith and David McLean