David Astle

David Astle is the author of two novels and three non-fiction books, the most recent of which is Puzzled (Allen & Unwin, 2010).

He appears on the SBS show Letters and Numbers and his cryptic crosswords are published, under the moniker DA, in Melbourne’s Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.



FictionSelected for Best Australian Stories 2012Howqua to Jamieson.My name is Nelson after the Pommy sailor who lost an eye to grapeshot. Or in my case a whip. My left eye is gristle. I can't see Yella the newblood walking...

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