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The first novel written about the bushcountry gunslinger who was both the national hero and devil incarnate of Australia, Ned Kelly imagines the inner life of a figure described by historian Manning C…
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Lawrence is a bright, kind and talented boy of ten years old when he is groomed and raped by his damaged uncle. The act severs Lawrence from himself. Like the stammer Lawrence develops, where words co…
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Since it was first published in 1948, this compassionate novel has become a favourite with generations of Australian readers.

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3.52 avg. rating
· 77 Ratings
"Hold on to your seats!"

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In 1901, the word ‘Bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it.

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True Girt (The Unauthorised History of Australia #2)
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3.30 avg. rating
· 193 Ratings
Ellis, an ordinary suburban young woman of the 1960s, is troubled by secrets and gaps in her past that become more puzzling as her creator, Dove, writes her story fifty years later. Having read Wuther…
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4.25 avg. rating
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These five short stories offer a selection of Dahl's adult writing. Parson's Pleasure is a country tale, A Piece of Cake, a wartime reminiscence, Lamb to the Slaughter a story of vengeful murder, and …
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The Yield
4.18 avg. rating
· 2987 Ratings
Knowing that he will soon die, Albert ‘Poppy’ Gondiwindi takes pen to paper. His life has been spent on the banks of the Murrumby River at Prosperous House, on Massacre Plains. Albert is determined to…
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The Big Time
3.29 avg. rating
· 2636 Ratings
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3.85 avg. rating
· 978 Ratings
In a world of perennial fire and growing extinctions, Anna’s aged mother is dying—if her three children would just allow it. Condemned by their pity to living she increasingly escapes through her hosp…
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A Room Made of Leaves
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· 2220 Ratings
What if Elizabeth Macarthur-wife of the notorious John Macarthur, wool baron in early Sydney-had written a shockingly frank secret memoir?

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Lost City (An Eoin Miller Mystery Book 3)

Even though he’s worked his way to the top of the West Midlands criminal heap as right-hand man to crime boss Veronica Gaines, ex-cop Eoin Miller still has to deal with the dregs of the underworld to …

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