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This LibGuide will direct you to resources to assist you in your study of Tim Winton's The Turning.

The Turning


The book, The Turning by Tim Winton can be found in the Resource Centre in the Senior fiction shelves at WINT.

 The talking book is also available from the Resource Centre.

Visit the film official web-site  to view a trailer and to access information on each of the chapters, a synopsis and some reviews.
You can also check out the Facebook page for up to date information on the success  of the film.

Official Trailer


Study Guides


Check out the following online study guides for detailed information on the text.

Metro Magazine




There have been numerous reviews written on the both the book and film, The Turning.

Read the reviews written in  newspapers such as The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Also read the reviews published on various web-sites including Crikey, The Guardian Culture Blog, At the Movies with Margaret and David, and IMBD which links to more critics' reviews.


Tim Winton - biography


Visit the following web-sites for information on Tim Winton, his life and achievements.



Read statements from both Robert Connolly (film curator) and Tim Winton on the film adaptation of The Turning on

 ABC Arts

Read the transcript of Andrew Denton's interview with Tim Winton on Enough Rope to find out Tim's inspiration for his writing.


Robert Connolly talks about the process of producing the film adaptation of Tim Winton's The Turning.