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The politics of belonging can be a tricky business.
Melissa Lucashenko's latest novel, the long-awaited Mullumbimby is honest and nuanced in the way it treats the subject and the cultural warfare that can ensue in bitter disputes over native title. She is quick to say that the novel is just that, a work of fiction, despite its’ real setting in the unimaginably beautiful hinterland on the far north coast of New South Wales. Melissa Lucashenko's fifth novel is called Mullumbimby. She reads from it for Books and Arts Daily.
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