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message 1: by Volkun (new)

Volkun (wolfcreed) I've been on a nostalgic kick (and satisyfing my desire to re-discover old favourites I had forgotten). Can anybody name Aussie authors who became popular, or even reached cult status, during the 80s and 90s?

Examples are:

Paul Jennings
Morris Gleitzman
Jackie French
Colin Thiele
Elizabeth Honey


message 4: by Volkun (new)

Volkun (wolfcreed) Thanks, I'll check them out!


message 6: by Volkun (new)

Volkun (wolfcreed) I forgot to add Gillian to my first list; she's great <3


message 7: by Stef (new)

Stef Rozitis I must admit your original list had many of my long-time favourites :)


message 8: by Susan (last edited Jun 09, 2016 04:49AM) (new)

Susan (goodreadscomsusanaustralia) | 427 comments Marion Halligan
Robert Drewe
Kate Grenville


message 9: by Volkun (new)

Volkun (wolfcreed) Thanks everyone!


message 10: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Ideiosepius | 1801 comments Terry Dowling

Niche science fiction/ speculative fiction. Probably not hugely well known but won a few awards.


message 12: by Carolyn (last edited Feb 17, 2017 09:26PM) (new)

Carolyn | 7774 comments Peter Corris (definitely popular, just published his last book but his early ones are set in 80s/90s)
Sally Morgan - My Place was a best seller


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