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Eleanor Dark's Juvenilia (Review)

Eleanor Dark was quite a star in Australia’s literary firmament of the 1930s to 1950s, and has left an important legacy, not only in her most famous book The timeless land but also in the fact that her home Varuna in the Blue Mountains is now one of Australia’s most significant and loved writers’ retreats. 889 more words

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Sara Dowse, Schemetime (Review)

What Sara Dowse didn’t know when she recently commented here on her love-hate relationship with Los Angeles was that I was in the closing stages of reading… 1,029 more words

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Lost & Found by Brooke Davis: Book Review

I love original Australian literary voices and I’ve found a new one I fancy … Brooke Davis., a prize-winning writer of fiction with a PhD from Curtin University in WA. 1,101 more words


Miles of Reading Challenge

Take part in the Miles of Reading Challenge and see for yourself why the longlist and shortlist authors were selected for their outstanding contribution to Australian literature. 7 more words


Richard Rossiter (ed), The trouble with flying and other stories (Review)

The trouble with flying and other stories is the second collection I’ve read from the Margaret River Short Story Competition. I greatly enjoyed last year’s collection… 1,237 more words

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