Michael J. Murphy

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Author Michael J Murphy lives in rural New South Wales with his wife and five children. While working as a journalist for a country newspaper, Michael has combined his passion for writing with his life-long interest in history to produce his first novel, Beneath The Willow.

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Michael J. Murphy I am currently in England doing some research for my next project. The story starts in Cambridge, one of the most beautiful places in the world.
Michael J. Murphy Write for the enjoyment of it, and the stories will come.
Average rating: 4.53 · 15 ratings · 7 reviews · 1 distinct work
Beneath the Willow

4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2018 — 3 editions
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A well written and thoroughly researched book. Anyone interested in 19th century Australian history would find Early Gundagai a fascinating read.
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“Like most things unwanted, the end of the artillery barrage came without consideration or introduction; the seconds after its cessation were like hours. The silence was debilitating for the men, as it signilled the beginning of the real battle—the fight with enemy soldiers.”
Michael J Murphy, Beneath the Willow

“The image of a teenage boy dressed in a black uniform, his babyish face partly obscured by an official looking cap, paralysed every muscle and nerve in her body. The pink telegram loomed large in her line of sight...”
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