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The Drover's Wife And Other Stories

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Published by University of Queensland Pr (Australia) (first published July 1st 1986)
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Trevor
Oct 25, 2008 Trevor rated it it was ok
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I didn’t enjoy this nearly as much as I hoped I would. The title story is very funny and the only one of his stories I was familiar with prior to reading this collection.

To be honest, I didn’t finish this – finding myself skimming over some of the stories, hoping that I would find one that I would enjoy as much as The Drover’s Wife, but not finding any.

I bought this book in a second hand bookshop and it must have been used as a text in high school at some stage. My main concern was that the ch
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Murray Bail (born 22 September 1941) is an Australian writer of novels, short stories and non-fiction.

He was born in Adelaide, South Australia. He has lived most of his life in Australia except for sojourns in India (1968–70) and England and Europe (1970–74). He currently lives in Sydney.

He was trustee of the National Gallery of Australia from 1976 to 1981, and wrote a book on Australian artist Ia
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