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Maxine Beneba Clarke, The hate race: A memoir (Review)

This is how it changes us. This is how we are altered.

Maxine Beneba Clarke’s Stella Prize short-listed memoir, The hate race, is one powerful book.

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Monday musings on Australian literature: Aussie novels titled with fictional place names

Last week, inspired by Tony (from Tony’s Book World)’s post, I posted on novels with places in their titles. I limited my titles then to “real” places, but in my research I came across many books with fictional places in their titles, so, well, you know what I decided to do with that! 812 more words

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#aww2017 "He's not a boy, he's a man." // Review of "The Man from Snowy River" by Elyne Mitchell

Title: The Man from Snowy River
Author: Elyne Mitchell
Genre: Action/adventure/romance
Audio book narrator: Richard Aspel
Date Read: 04/04/2017 – 12/04/2017
Rating: ★★★★

Review:

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Carmel Bird, Family skeleton (Review)

I love a cheeky writer, and Carmel Bird must be the doyenne of cheeky writers, so it goes without saying, really, that I thoroughly enjoyed her latest novel… 1,085 more words

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Monday musings on Australian literature: Aussie novels titled with place names

I was searching around for a light, fun idea for this week’s Monday Musings, as life is a bit busy at present, when up popped in my inbox… 908 more words

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Janette Turner Hospital, Orpheus lost (Mini-review)

Last year I did a mini-review of Elizabeth Jolley’s An innocent gentleman using some scrappy notes from when I read the book long before blogging. This post on Janette Turner Hospital’s… 914 more words

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