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Like the auguries of the OCD that is to develop in later life.

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Rachie added it Aug 09, This kind of denial is natural enough, but it excludes much more than at first appears. Preview — Exposure by Joel Magarey.

The book offers a vicariously painful reminder that the magaret is not necessarily greener on the other side, it’s just a state of mind.

Want to Read saving…. And I think journalism demands that you learn to see detail and hones your sense of what interests people. Interesting article, and the Hackpacker site is full of gems. I recently wrote a piece expanding on all this in The Punch.

Refresh and try again. Ice-selling fed into my writing by Cangie marked it as to-read Jun 07, It’s lyrical and it’s laugh-out-loud funny. The core theme through the book is that of the paradox of freedom.


Together we split Siberia’s snows. Dec 16, Philip rated it did not like it. Dayro rated it really liked it Jan 03, Lauren marked it as to-read Mar 22, I was moved by Joel Magarey’s unshakeable honesty, as well magarwy the painful difficulties endured by him and his ever-patient lover Penny.

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He’s also given me glimpses of many kinds of suffering ‘out there’ in the world, and many kinds of joy. According to your bio you’ve been an ice salesman, juggler and a journalist. Kathie rated it did not like it Sep 01, A travel journal, love story and first person narrative of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCDthe richly written Exposure needs more than one reading to fully appreciate. It also forced me to write in short and clear sentences — which, God, I needed after university.

Joel Magarey is certainly two things: No trivia or quizzes yet. Using the dialogue of his compulsions, and vivid descriptions of the associated somatic experiences, Magarey offers the reader a chance to really feel the terrifying and controlling nature of the disorder, while also being able to laugh at the utter absurdness of the compulsions.


But the hardest part had been earlier — deciding to abandon all that work: But this interrelatedness is perhaps most obvious in the case of life itself, limited and defined as it is by death.

Wendy Siryj rated it really liked it Apr 03, While the tales are often comical, the humour often hides a deeper significance. Magarey or his publisher deemed necessary to do in this book. As Helen Keller says in the quote you refer to, cited in the book: An impossible book to categorise, Australian author Joel Magarey’s autobiographical Exposure published by Wakefield Press, South Australia, is somehow greater than the sum of its parts.

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? Brigette added it Jul 23, Open Preview See a Problem?