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The Thorn Birds. Australian author Colleen McCullough's masterpiece. A truly stirring novel about a young woman whose brief affair with a priest sets the stage for most of their lives. This beautifully written story is an epic of modern literature. First published in 1977, it has never lost its splendor.
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THE THORN BIRDS.

THE THORN BIRDS. [McCullough, Colleen.] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE THORN BIRDS.

One of my favorite books as a kid.  I was in love with the name Judah forever.....Playing Beatie Bow (Puffin Books) - An Australian Children's Classic
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Playing Beatie Bow

A thrilling adventure story for children and young adults by Park Ruth, Playing Beatie Bow follows Abigail as she suddenly finds herself in the Sydney of a hundred years ago as the result of a scary game.

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams: Flanagan, Richard: Amazon.com.au: Books

The Little Refugee
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The Little Refugee : Anh Do : 9781742378329

The Little Refugee by Anh Do, 9781742378329, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Sarah Thornhill, by Kate Grenville.

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The Rainbow Serpent by Dick Roughsey
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From Sailor to Legend - Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime explorers of all time. This extensively researched new biography of Cook will put you on the quarterdeck with the great navigator as he painstakingly guides his ship through dangerous, reef-strewn waters. You will also be alongside the captain when his ship is a wave-width away from annihilation.
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Cook by Rob Mundle - ISBN: 9780733332357 (ABC Books)

Dark Palace by Frank Moorhouse
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Dark Palace by Frank Moorhouse

Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award.

For the Term of his Natural Life  by Marcus Clarke

For the Term of His Natural Life: Popular Penguins by Marcus Clarke

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The People's Train

The People's Train book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A novel adventuring between the pre-WWI Russian enclave in Brisb...

The Slap - Amazing Australian series traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.
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The Slap - Amazing Australian series traces the shattering repercussions of a single event upon a group of family and friends. Based on Christos Tsiolkas' best-selling novel.

another Australian writer I had missed completely until saw a Bangarra dance performance based on his novel

another Australian writer I had missed completely until saw a Bangarra dance performance based on his novel

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The Shepherd's Hut ebook by Tim Winton - Rakuten Kobo

Read "The Shepherd's Hut" by Tim Winton available from Rakuten Kobo. Fierce and lyrical, The Shepherd's Hut by Tim Winton is a story of survival, solitude and unlikely friendship. Most of a...

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All Around the World: Women Writers from Every Continent

In honor of National Women's Day, a list of fabulous women writers from every continent: Antarctica to Africa, and everything in between.

Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner
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Seven Little Australians (Classic Reprint)

Seven Little Australians (Classic Reprint) [Turner, Ethel] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Seven Little Australians (Classic Reprint)

From Henry Lawson's Foreword to The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke:    The Sentimental Bloke, while running through the Bulletin, brightened up many dark days for me. He is more perfect than any alleged "larrikin" or Bottle-O character I have ever attempted to sketch, not even excepting my own beloved Benno...How many men, in how many different parts of the world - and of how many different languages - have had the same feeling - the longing for something better - to be something better?

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

Format: paperback 100 pages ISBN: 9781920897604 Publication: 15 Jul 2004 Series: SUP Classics Publisher: Sydney University Press