Every Move You Make

A selection of short stories from the latest collection by one of Australia's master storytellers, David Malouf.



Jo tries to make sense of her builder/architect boyfriend and his legacy.

Read by Federay Holmes, abridged by Richard Hamilton


Read by Andrew William Robb, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

For Andy Mayo, a funeral in the Big Smoke offers up an unlikely opportunity for excitement, and a momentary escape from the smallness of his daily life.

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Read by Matt Dyktynski, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

A young man tries to make sense of his place in the world as he prepares to fight in the Vietnam War.

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Read by Matt Dyktynski, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Charlie Dowd's experiences in Vietnam have left him with invisible wounds that appear to have altered the shape of his life.

Yet a moment of playful delight promises something new.

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Read by Nicolette Mckenzie, abridged by Richard Hamilton.

Watching from her balcony in the Tuscan hills, a woman catches sight of an uninvited swimmer in her pool.

His presence triggers suppressed memories.