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Nigel Featherstone, The beach volcano (Review)

Back in 2010, Featherstone spent a month, on a writer’s retreat, at Kingsbridge Gatekeeper’s in Cataract Gorge, Launceston. He writes on his blog that he left Launceston with sketches for three novellas.  1,014 more words

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Olivera Simić, Surviving peace: A political memoir (Review)

I hadn’t heard of Olivera Simić when Spinifex Press offered me her book, Surviving peace: a political memoir, to review, but her subject matter – the Bosnian war, to put it broadly – was of particular interest to me, so I said yes. 1,438 more words

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Monday musings on Australian literature: Plebiscite on Australian poets and novelists, 1927

Pottering around old Australian newspapers on Trove, I came across reports of a “plebiscite” on Australian poets and authors. Suggested by the Australian Literature Society, it asked readers of Melbourne’s… 1,003 more words

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Bloodlines - previews: 2

This three-part series is showcasing work from Peter Bowes’ Bloodlines. The collection now has five unsolicited five-star reviews on Amazon as well as other great reviews ( 747 more words

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Brooke Davis, Lost & found (Review)

I must say that my antennae go up when I hear a book being touted as a publishing sensation even before it is published, as Brooke Davis’ recently published debut novel… 1,049 more words

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Bloodlines - previews

Welcome to this three-part taster series showcasing work from Peter Bowes’ Bloodlines. The collection now has five unsolicited five-star reviews on Amazon as well as other great reviews ( 477 more words

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