Published December 1991
by Chivers North America .
Written in English
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Careful, He Might Hear You is one of the most extraordinary portraits of childhood in Australian fiction. 'Graceful and assured.' New York Times. Sumner Locke Elliott was born in Sydney on 17 October His mother was the writer Helena Sumner Locke. She died of eclampsia the day after his birth, and the boy was raised by his aunts/5(11). The case becomes more complicated by the arrival of the boy's long-absent father, Logan (John Hargreaves, Emerald City), an alcoholic who loves his son, but is incapable of caring for him. Careful He Might Hear You won 8 Australian Film Institute Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Hughes) and Best Supporting Actor (Hargreaves)/5(29). Fiction - paperback; Text Classics; pages; First published in , Sumner Locke Elliott's Careful, He Might Hear You is a big, beautiful, bold-hearted book set in Sydney during the Great Depression. It's most definitely a five-star read. PS, short for postscript, is an "almost orphan": his mother, the writer Sinden, died in childbirth and. Careful, He Might Hear You was Elliott's debut novel. It won the Miles Franklin Award in , was translated into a number of languages and became an international bestseller. In it was made into an outstanding film directed by Carl Schultz, starring Wendy Hughes, Robyn Nevin and Nicholas Gledhill/5().
Careful He Might Hear You won eight Australian Film Institute Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress (Hughes), and Best Supporting Actor (Hargreaves). ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Rating: PG5/5(4). Careful he might hear you book review - ''Careful He Might Hear You,'' directed by Carl Schultz and adapted by in all of the details of the novel that make these relationships clear. sentimental temptations. A first novel by a successful television script writer. CAREFUL, HE MIGHT HEAR YOU by Sumner Locke Elliott Email this review/ : Careful, He Might Hear You () by Elliott, Sumner Locke and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). ''Careful He Might Hear You,'' directed by Carl Schultz and adapted by Michael Jenkins, is extremely good when it's dealing directly with P. S. and seeing the world with his clear- eyed vision.
The Movie: The Australian domestic drama Careful, He Might Hear You evokes hazy memories of seeing it one afternoon on broadcast TV, a few years after its release. Out of diaphanous, pan-and-scan images emerged a story involving an angelic little boy being shuttled between two households, a beautiful, eccentric rich lady, and a shipwreck. careful, he might hear you by Sumner Locke Elliott ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ma The knee-high eavesdropper of the title, 6(apple) year old P.S., was the postscript to his mother Sinden's ""ridiculous life"" and her short lived marriage to Logan Marriott, a shiftless gold : Sumner Locke Elliott. Available through Buy it here: In the turbulent. Careful, He Might Hear You - the novel by Sumner Locke Elliott (a thinly disguised autobiographical piece) - is a meandering, but still engaging, narrative of a six-year-old Australian boy, orphaned at birth with the death of his mother and an forever absentee father.