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Coal Creek by Alex Miller

Coal Creek sees Alex Miller, twice a winner of the Miles Franklin Award, return to his ‘stone country’ roots. Set mostly in the aftermath of WWII, it’s the story of Bobby Blue (Blewit), told in a distinctive first person voice that is suffused with the simple yet wise lyricism of the people of the scrub country that comprises the Queensland ranges inland from Townsville. 757 more words

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A Book That Makes You Sad (6/30 - 30 Day Book Challenge)

Lovesong by Alex Miller

This book is achingly sad – but it’s a funny sort of happy-sad.

It is a beautiful love story, metered through several lenses. 94 more words

30 Day Book Challenge

Book review - A Country Too Far

After attending a launch of the anthology of writings on asylum seekers: A Country Too Far, I was delighted when my library service purchased the book at my request. 1,270 more words

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