Books Set in Australia
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1 A Town Like Alice
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2 The Thorn Birds
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 182,364 ratings
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3 Picnic at Hanging Rock
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 3,281 ratings
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4 In a Sunburned Country
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5 On the Beach
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6 The Secret River
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 6,968 ratings
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7 My Brilliant Career
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3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 2,194 ratings
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8 Oscar and Lucinda
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3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 11,340 ratings
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9 Emeline and the Mutants
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9 Tree Change
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11 Tomorrow, When the War Bega...
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12 True History of the Kelly Gang
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3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 10,709 ratings
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13 The Light Between Oceans
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3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 106,307 ratings
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14 Gould's Book of Fish: A Nov...
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 1,791 ratings
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15 Cloudstreet
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3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 8,463 ratings
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16 The Potato Factory (The Pot...
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17 The Mystery of a Hansom Cab
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3.46 of 5 stars 3.46 avg rating — 287 ratings
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18 The Exiles (The Australians...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 233 ratings
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19 The Far Country
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3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 744 ratings
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20 My Place
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21 Cooper's Creek
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 110 ratings
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22 Murder on the Ballarat Trai...
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23 Death at Victoria Dock (Phr...
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24 The Fatal Shore
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25 Morgan's Run
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26 The Ring of Lost Souls
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27 The Dead of Night (Tomorrow...
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28 Truth
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29 An Indecent Obsession
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29 Harry Heathcote of Gangoil
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31 Remembering Babylon
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 1,335 ratings
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32 Tommo and Hawk (The Potato ...
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33 Rabbit-Proof Fence: The Tru...
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34 Saving Francesca
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3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 15,239 ratings
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35 Stark
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3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 3,637 ratings
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36 Tim
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3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 2,091 ratings
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37 Jasper Jones
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38 Beneath the Southern Cross
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39 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
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40 Eucalyptus
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3.51 of 5 stars 3.51 avg rating — 2,276 ratings
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41 Voss
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42 The Tree Of Man
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43 Dirt Music
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 5,508 ratings
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44 For the Term of His Natural...
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45 A Fringe of Leaves
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46 Lucy in the Sky
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46 Shadow Of A Falling Women T...
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48 In the Wet
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3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 410 ratings
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49 Pictures of Lily
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50 The Reef
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3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 259 ratings
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50 Branded
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52 Albert of Adelaide
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 533 ratings
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53 Darkness, Be My Friend (Tom...
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54 John Caldigate
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54 The Rosie Project
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 65,472 ratings
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56 The Songlines
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4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 4,861 ratings
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57 Bereft
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3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 838 ratings
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58 Solomon's Song (The Potato ...
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3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,349 ratings
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59 Outback
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60 Looking for Alibrandi
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61 Feeling Sorry for Celia (As...
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62 Illywhacker
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63 My Brother Jack
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64 A Fortunate Life
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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 2,700 ratings
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64 The Broken Shore
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,950 ratings
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64 Dot and the Kangaroo
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67 Drown Them in the Sea
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68 Requiem for a Wren
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69 A Fraction of the Whole
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70 Earthly Delights (Corinna C...
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70 Borrowed Light
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72 The Timeless Land
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72 Beyond the Blue Mountains
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72 We of the Never-Never
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75 Everyman's Rules for Scient...
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 261 ratings
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75 Lucky Goes to Sea
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings
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75 Lucky For Me
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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 49 ratings
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78 The Getting of Wisdom
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3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 492 ratings
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78 The Vines of Yarrabee
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 133 ratings
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78 Breath
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3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 6,756 ratings
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81 Inherit the Sun
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 9 ratings
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82 Sarah Thornhill
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 1,008 ratings
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82 Diary of a Wombat
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4.26 of 5 stars 4.26 avg rating — 2,597 ratings
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84 Bring Larks And Heroes
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85 A River Town
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3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 98 ratings
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86 Capricornia
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3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 206 ratings
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87 Wanting
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3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 748 ratings
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88 The Lieutenant
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3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 1,493 ratings
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89 Carpentaria
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 247 ratings
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89 The Dreaming
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3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 570 ratings
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91 Does My Head Look Big In This?
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3.61 of 5 stars 3.61 avg rating — 5,501 ratings
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91 Angel
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 552 ratings
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91 100 Stories for Queensland
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91 Lovesong
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3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 780 ratings
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91 My Blood's Country: A Journ...
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91 Beyond The Black Stump
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3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 305 ratings
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91 Major BS: A Top Secret Mission
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91 1988
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 217 ratings
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91 Adam's Empire
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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 55 ratings
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91 Hot Silver Riding The India...
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3.56 of 5 stars 3.56 avg rating — 25 ratings
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message 1: by blueemerald (new)

blueemerald Glad for the opportunity to contribute to this list. I enjoyed that it was specifically focused on Australian locales (versus authors who hail from Australia yet whose novels may be set in any locale).
Thanks and happy reading!


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