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Penguin Australian Summer Stories 4

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Sand between the toes, soft-serve ice-cream, the scent of baby oil, and the stillness before a thunderstorm - summer's here.

Twenty-one dazzling stories for summer reading by some of Australia's best-loved writers and hottest new voices, evoking the languorous days, restless nights and indelible memories of summers past and present.
Paperback, 285 pages
Published 2002 by Peguin Books Australia
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What rubbish. Don't be fooled! The blurb promises lovely things and instead you get depressive, introspective, suicidal navel-gazing. This is going in the bin.
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Thea Astley was one of Australia's most respected and acclaimed novelists. Born in Brisbane in 1925, Astley studied arts at the University of Queensland. She held a position as Fellow in Australian Literature at Macquarie University until 1980, when she retired to write full time. In 1989 she was granted an honorary doctorate of letters from the University of Queensland.

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