Robert Drewe





Robert Drewe


Born
in Melbourne, Australia
January 09, 1943

Genre


Robert Drewe is among Australia’s most loved writers – of novels, memoir and short stories. His iconic Australian books include The Shark Net, The Bodysurfers and Our Sunshine. He is also editor of Black Inc.’s Best Australian Stories annual series. Recently, he has revisited the short story himself, with a masterful new collection, The Rip. Jo Case spoke to him for Readings about storytelling.

Average rating: 3.5 · 2,885 ratings · 312 reviews · 29 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Shark Net

3.62 avg rating — 1,058 ratings — published 2000 — 17 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Bodysurfers

3.53 avg rating — 396 ratings — published 1984 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ned Kelly

3.40 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 1991 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Rip

3.38 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Drowner

3.50 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 1996 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
10 Short Stories You Must R...

by
3.18 avg rating — 137 ratings — published 2009
Rate this book
Clear rating
Grace

3.22 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Montebello: A Memoir

3.51 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Savage Crows

3.87 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Local Wildlife

3.55 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Robert Drewe…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“It always gave me a peculiar feeling to catch a glimpse of my parents' lives before I was born.”
Robert Drewe, The Shark Net

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Aussie Readers: **Spring Reading Challenge - 1/9/15 - 30/11/15** 578 198 Dec 08, 2015 08:59PM  
Reading with Style: New-to-Us Authors 8 92 Feb 02, 2016 06:27AM  
Reading with Style: This topic has been closed to new comments. RwS Completed Tasks - Winter 15/16 1274 83 Feb 29, 2016 09:04PM  
Aussie Readers: This topic has been closed to new comments. * What Are You Currently Reading? (doesn't have to be an Aussie book) 16963 2466 Mar 07, 2016 06:26PM  
Chaos Reading: * What are you reading right now? 2348 1485 Oct 13, 2016 05:20PM  
Aussie Readers: Recommend me books set IN Australia? 17 78 Nov 16, 2016 03:06AM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Robert to Goodreads.