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Jane Austen, Lady Susan (Review)

It is a truth universally acknowledged – I know this is a tired old joke but I seem programmed to do it – that Jane Austen fans will collect multiple editions of her works. 1,104 more words

Women Writers

Annabel Smith, The Ark (Review)

I must start by thanking Western Australian short story writer Glen Hunting* for recommending Annabel Smith’s The Ark in his comment on a recent Monday Musings… 1,053 more words

Australian Literature

Richard Flanagan: The narrow road to the deep north (Review)

I love generosity of spirit, the ability to rise above terrible things to see the humanity that lies beneath. Richard Flanagan’s Booker Prize shortlisted The narrow road to the deep north… 1,507 more words

Australian Literature

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

Australian Literature