MRU7: The Bicycle of Memories (Australia/New Zealand)

“Black Ice”(2006) by Cate Kennedy (Australia)
A provincial boy from a modest family who is trapping and selling rabbits meets the city “lady” who just bought a house in the forest.
Story: http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/09/11/060911fi_fiction?currentPage=1

“Love and Honour and Pity and Pride and Compassion and Sacrifice” from the collection The Boat (2008) by Nam Le (Australia)
Story: http://www.all-story.com/issues.cgi?action=show_story&story_id=305

“Kafka on everything” (2008) by Tony O’Brien (New Zealand)
A traveler searches for signs of Franz Kafka in Prague.
Story: http://www.nzetc.org/iiml/turbine/Turbi08/fiction/t1-g1-g2-t12-g1-t1-body1-d1.html

“Parrot and Olivier In America”novel excerpt (2010) by Peter Carrey (Australia)
An eccentric count recalls his childhood.
Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/18/books/excerpt-parrot-and-olivier-in-america.html?pagewanted=all

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