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Windows on the World

The Lost World

RICHARD FLANAGAN and MATTEO PERICOLI

A series in which writers from around the world describe the view from their windows.

Unable to start writing, I look out past the veranda shadow. From my house on Australia’s Bruny Island — named in Year 1 of the French Revolution by a French royalist after himself — I can see Tasmania, home to a human civilization for 10,000 years before modern man arrived in France.

Read the rest and the NYT’s superb treatment of the line drawing and words, HERE