Henry Lawson Australian poet was a writer & poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets & fiction writers of the colonial period & is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer".
The Penguin Henry Lawson Short Stories: In this selection John Barnes reveals Henry Lawson not only as a poet, but a writer who has delighted past generations. His short stories, some humorous, some wry, some moving are, above all, enjoyable. Stories include: The Drover's Wife, The Bush Undertaker, In a Dry Season and many more.