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Secret Lives: 34 Modern Australian Short Stories

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34 short stories by some of Australia's finest modern writers
Paperback, 376 pages
Published 2003 by The Five Mile Press
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David Mitchell
Sep 14, 2017 rated it it was ok
The best story is Barry's own one. Otherwise, I found his collection a bit ordinary.

Australian short stories are great when they catch the character of the country and the people. These stories don't quite get there.

I was taken by one of the short stories. It led me to use the story in a writing experiment; refer this link:
Aug 17, 2010 rated it it was amazing
A great collection of short stories dealing with a number of subjects.
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