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Australian Fiction

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Australian:Australian Fiction

A Changing Land, Nicole Alexander
A Changing Land
Nicole Alexander
10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD



Return to the High Country, Tony Parsons
Return to the High Country
Tony Parsons
8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD



Valley of the White Gold, Tony Parsons
Valley of the White Gold
Tony Parsons
12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD



The House on Burra Burra Lane, Jennie Jones
The House on Burra Burra Lane
Jennie Jones
12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD



The House at the Bottom of the Hill, Jennie Jones
The House at the Bottom of the Hill
Jennie Jones
12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD



The Secret River, Kate Grenville
The Secret River
Kate Grenville
9.00 AUD 7.20 AUD



Forefathers, Nancy Cato
Forefathers
Nancy Cato
8.50 AUD 6.80 AUD



The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories, Ian Beck
The Diver's Reluctance to Ascend - Short Stories
Ian Beck
10.00 AUD 8.00 AUD



 

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Black & White - A Blind-Eye Painting, A.L. Livermore
1 A.L. Livermore Black & White - A Blind-Eye Painting
New Horizons 227015 Australia 2000 0646392654 / 9780646392653 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 101 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0646392654. ISBN/EAN: 9780646392653. Inventory No: 227015. Paperback 
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Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
 
 
The Silver Dog and the Bear, Adriana Xenides
2 Adriana Xenides The Silver Dog and the Bear
Spiritual Sense 233601 Australia 1997 0958714606 / 9780958714600 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket Adriana ha led a remarkable life, taking her to the international catwalks of Paris, Madrid and Vienna as a top model, followed by a world breaking career as the longest serving co-host of the international programme "Wheel of Fortune", becoming a true television icon and dearly loved and respected by the Australian public Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Children; Animals & Nature::Dogs. ISBN: 0958714606. ISBN/EAN: 9780958714600. Inventory No: 233601. Hardcover 
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Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
 
 
The Quicksand Pony, Alison Lester
3 Alison Lester The Quicksand Pony
Allen & Unwin 225885 Australia 1997 1863739319 / 9781863739313 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13..'Biddy, I'm sorry, we're going to have to leave her.'..'What?' Biddy struggled out of the quicksand. 'You can't leave her! The tide's coming in. She'll drown!'..But the pony is trapped and Biddy is forced to go on without her. Next day the only signs of Bella are hoofprints in the sand.with small footprints and the paw marks of a dog. Who could be so small and be alone on this remote beach?..Biddy's search takes her into wild secret country where she discovers the truth about a mysterious disappearance that happened many years ago...Alison Lester's picture books are loved by families all around the world. In this gripping adventure story, set in the Australian bush she knows so well, she comes into her own as a writer and a born storyteller. 162 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1863739319. ISBN/EAN: 9781863739313. Inventory No: 225885. Paperback 
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Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
 
 
Transgressions Australian writing Now, Anderson Don [Editor]
4 Anderson Don [Editor] Transgressions Australian writing Now
Penguin Books 229324 Melbourne, Vic, Australia 1986 0140083936 / 9780140083934 Softcover Good No Dust Jacket 245 pages. 246 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140083936. ISBN/EAN: 9780140083934. Inventory No: 229324. Paperback 
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Price: 7.50 AUD 6.00 AUD 
 
 
The Glass Inferno, Angelika Fremd
5 Angelika Fremd The Glass Inferno
University Of Queensland Press 227663 Australia 1992 0702224227 / 9780702224225 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 184 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0702224227. ISBN/EAN: 9780702224225. Inventory No: 227663. Paperback 
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Price: 8.00 AUD 6.40 AUD 
 
 
For The Patriarch, Angelo Loukakis
6 Angelo Loukakis For The Patriarch
University Of Queensland Press 2025 Queensland 1981 0702216003 / 9780702216008 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Short Story Fiction; Australia; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0702216003. ISBN/EAN: 9780702216008. Inventory No: 2025. Paperback 
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Price: 11.40 AUD 9.12 AUD 
 
 
Walg: A Novel of Australia, B Wongar
7 B Wongar Walg: A Novel of Australia
Macmillan 115370 Hong Kong 1986 Reprint 0333430115 / 9780333430118 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 213 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0333430115. ISBN/EAN: 9780333430118. Inventory No: 115370. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
The Light Fantastic, Barbara Pepworth
8 Barbara Pepworth The Light Fantastic
Simon & Schuster 228228 Australia 1990 First Edition 0731801768 / 9780731801763 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 243 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0731801768. ISBN/EAN: 9780731801763. Inventory No: 228228. Hardcover 
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Price: 15.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
Returns, Barry B. Hayes
9 Barry B. Hayes Returns
Private Publication 232806 Australia 2005 0975080741 / 9780975080740 Softcover Near Fine Condition 132 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0975080741. ISBN/EAN: 9780975080740. Inventory No: 232806. Paperback 
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Price: 14.00 AUD 11.20 AUD 
 
 
The Dark Part Of Me, Belinda Burns
10 Belinda Burns The Dark Part Of Me
4th Estate 238535 London 2006 0732284074 / 9780732284077 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket A 'burban girl, a dangerous time ... An unforgettable portrait of obsession, desire and a steamy Brisbane summer ... A 'burban BrisVegas summer - too hot for cappuccinos at temptations cafe bar, where Rosie is sick of serving stubbies to the workmen. too hot for old Slob the boss having a perv at her boobs. too bloody hot for Scott, the guy who dumped her long-distance, to suddenly phone and start calling her 'babe'. In some ways, Scott's always treated Rosie like dirt and yet every time she sees him she is gripped with a desire to get right inside him, deep in his blood. Rosie's best friend, Hollie, can't stand Scott, but then she's been acting weird since her brother got out of jail. the one person Rosie can rely on is trish, who always has a joint to share, or a pill to take. through it all, Rosie tries to stay in control, but the lure of darkness is only just under the surface ... 291 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0732284074. ISBN/EAN: 9780732284077. Inventory No: 238535. Paperback 
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Price: 12.00 AUD 9.60 AUD 
 
 
Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller, Bruce Clark
11 Bruce Clark Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller
Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co 235705 USA 2017 1681819058 / 9781681819051 Trade Paperback New Book In this riveting new novel, the Australian Minister of Defence goes missing when her helicopter crashes in the Australian Outback. Meanwhile, the perpetrators of a terrorist attack on Surfers Paradise, Australia's beach playground, have survived their attack and are being illegally detained nearby at an outback base for interrogation. Foreign agents arrive in the area and attempt to free the terrorists. Will the minister become a hostage for their release? Security forces believe the answer might come from Saxony Knight, a citizen infiltrator of the Paradise attack, but she's disappeared from surveillance. An attack on the base sets off a manhunt across the outback, but who are they hunting and why? The only connection appears to be Saxony Knight. Outback for Novices: A Saxony Knight Thriller is the sequel to Paradise for Beginners. 794 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Thriller Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781681819051. Inventory No: 235705. Paperback Signed by Author
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Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
 
 
Paradise for Beginners, Bruce Clark
12 Bruce Clark Paradise for Beginners
Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co 235704 USA 2012 161204882X / 9781612048826 Trade Paperback New Book When a young woman in a wetsuit boards a luxury cruiser moored on the Tweed River, just south of the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, she is taken captive by two young Middle Eastern brothers. Mysteriously, the woman refers to the men as "princes." We learn that earlier that night, the same woman, Saxony Knight, was interrogated by Australian National Security about an agent who was murdered -- apparently by her. As events unfold, the plot thickens and we find Saxony aboard the cruiser as the "princes'" hostage. With enough explosives beneath their feet to complete a full-blown terrorist attack on Australia's playground, the brothers try to elude the Security forces, breaking for the open sea, and Surfers Paradise. Will Saxony be able to foil the plot? Follow the gripping action and thrilling suspense in Paradise for Beginners 404 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781612048826. Inventory No: 235704. Paperback Signed by Author
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Price: 25.00 AUD 20.00 AUD 
 
 
Fishing For Stars, Bryce Courtenay
13 Bryce Courtenay Fishing For Stars
Viking 231182 Australia 2008 First Edition 0670072745 / 9780670072743 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable - but very different - women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have spent a lifetime in contest for Nick's devotion. Nick remains torn between them, and struggles between their two opposing worlds of economic exploitation and environmental crusade - until he is called upon to referee...Moving between the exotic Pacific Islands, Japan and Australia, over several decades, Fishing for Stars is an epic drama of adventure, ambition and unconventional love, and the stunning sequel to Bryce Courtenay's best-selling The Persimmon Tree. 'Just the right level of intellectual and emotional stimulation for a relaxing holiday read.' Sunday Age 'Fishing for Stars has, at its heart, two passionate, unforgettable - but very different - women. One is exotic, damaged and shrewd, the other beautiful, determined and zealous.' Sunday Telegraph brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 777 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780670072743. Inventory No: 231182. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.50 AUD 14.00 AUD 
 
 
Fishing For Stars, Bryce Courtenay
14 Bryce Courtenay Fishing For Stars
Viking 240684 Australia 2008 First Edition 0670072745 / 9780670072743 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Nick Duncan is a semi-retired, wealthy shipping magnate who lives in idyllic Beautiful Bay, Vanuatu, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beguiling Eurasian true love, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to the Second World War. So he puts pen to paper and tells the compelling tale of the life he has lived since his war-hero days. It's an adventurous life that has had at its heart the love of two passionate and unforgettable - but very different - women. The seductive Anna Til and the beguiling Marg Hamilton have spent a lifetime in contest for Nick's devotion. Nick remains torn between them, and struggles between their two opposing worlds of economic exploitation and environmental crusade - until he is called upon to referee...Moving between the exotic Pacific Islands, Japan and Australia, over several decades, Fishing for Stars is an epic drama of adventure, ambition and unconventional love, and the stunning sequel to Bryce Courtenay's best-selling The Persimmon Tree. 'Just the right level of intellectual and emotional stimulation for a relaxing holiday read.' Sunday Age 'Fishing for Stars has, at its heart, two passionate, unforgettable - but very different - women. One is exotic, damaged and shrewd, the other beautiful, determined and zealous.' Sunday Telegraph brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 777 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780670072743. Inventory No: 240684. Hardcover 
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Price: 17.00 AUD 13.60 AUD 
 
 
Jack of Diamonds, Bryce Courtenay
15 Bryce Courtenay Jack of Diamonds
Viking 246391 Australia 2012 0670076074 / 9780670076079 Hardcover Good Condition Good Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to join the professional circuit, and to do that he needs serious money behind him. It's this need that sees him travel to the Belgian Congo, where he's heard it's possible to earn big money working in the most dangerous parts of the local copper mines. He gradually falls in love with Africa - and then with a beautiful Ethiopian woman. They move to London, where they bring up a daughter who becomes a supermodel. In a dramatic twist, the story returns to Africa - and to a fortune in diamonds. Jack of Diamonds is the story of a young, talented man, fighting to achieve his ambitions, and having to use his considerable talents to find his way in a perilous world. 711 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction ; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN/EAN: 9780670076079. Inventory No: 246391. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.50 AUD 13.20 AUD 
 
 
Jack of Diamonds, Bryce Courtenay
16 Bryce Courtenay Jack of Diamonds
Viking 246299 Australia 2009 First Edition 0670076074 / 9780670076079 Hardcover Good Condition Good Born and raised in a poor, working-class family in Toronto, Jack Spayd is the son of an unhappy marriage. But when he is given a harmonica as a young boy, he discovers a talent for music that will change his life forever. After being taken under the wing of 'Miss Frostbite', the owner of a local jazz club, Jack becomes a gifted musician, playing piano and harmonica. After the death of his mother, he travels to Las Vegas and finds work in the clubs there, but is increasingly drawn to gambling. He earns a reputation as a good player, which brings him to the attention of the mafia. Jack wants to join the professional circuit, and to do that he needs serious money behind him. It's this need that sees him travel to the Belgian Congo, where he's heard it's possible to earn big money working in the most dangerous parts of the local copper mines. He gradually falls in love with Africa - and then with a beautiful Ethiopian woman. They move to London, where they bring up a daughter who becomes a supermodel. In a dramatic twist, the story returns to Africa - and to a fortune in diamonds. Jack of Diamonds is the story of a young, talented man, fighting to achieve his ambitions, and having to use his considerable talents to find his way in a perilous world. 711 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners small sticker on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction ; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN/EAN: 9780670076079. Inventory No: 246299. Hardcover 
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Price: 16.00 AUD 12.80 AUD 
 
 
Jessica, Bryce Courtenay
17 Bryce Courtenay Jessica
Penguin Books 246295 Australia 1999 0140279601 / 9780140279603 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born ...... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives - until finally the truth must be told. Set in the harsh Australian bush against the outbreak of World War I, this novel is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its brutality. 'A deserved bestseller, based on fact, a story told with heartbreaking honesty.' Australian Women's Weekly 'Courtenay draws on the social satire of Jane Austen and the dark forces of Thomas Hardy, and his tragic heroine parallels Antigone ...... ' Herald Sun brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 676 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140279601. ISBN/EAN: 9780140279603. Inventory No: 246295. Paperback 
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Price: 8.50 AUD 6.80 AUD 
 
 
Jessica, Bryce Courtenay
18 Bryce Courtenay Jessica
Penguin Books 246304 Australia 1997 First Edition 0734300905 / 9780734300904 Hardcover Good Condition Good Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born ...... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives - until finally the truth must be told. Set in the harsh Australian bush against the outbreak of World War I, this novel is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its brutality 588 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0734300905. ISBN/EAN: 9780734300904. Inventory No: 246304. Hardcover 
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Price: 18.00 AUD 14.40 AUD 
 
 
Jessica, Bryce Courtenay
19 Bryce Courtenay Jessica
Penguin Books 240041 Australia 1998 0143004611 / 9780143004615 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Jessica is based on the inspiring true story of a young girl's fight for justice against tremendous odds A tomboy, Jessica is the pride of her father, as they work together on the struggling family farm. One quiet day, the peace of the bush is devastated by a terrible murder. Only Jessica is able to save the killer from the lynch mob - but will justice prevail in the courts? Nine months later, a baby is born ...... with Jessica determined to guard the secret of the father's identity. The rivalry of Jessica and her beautiful sister for the love of the same man will echo throughout their lives - until finally the truth must be told. Set in the harsh Australian bush against the outbreak of World War I, this novel is heartbreaking in its innocence, and shattering in its brutality. 'A deserved bestseller, based on fact, a story told with heartbreaking honesty.' Australian Women's Weekly 'Courtenay draws on the social satire of Jane Austen and the dark forces of Thomas Hardy, and his tragic heroine parallels Antigone ...... ' Herald Sun brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 676 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780143004615. Inventory No: 240041. Paperback 
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Price: 13.00 AUD 10.40 AUD 
 
 
Matthew Flinders' Cat, Bryce Courtenay
20 Bryce Courtenay Matthew Flinders' Cat
Viking 238727 Australia 2002 First Edition 0670910619 / 9780670910618 Hardcover Good Condition Very Good The story of a drunk, a boy and a cat. Billy O'Shannessy, once a prominent barrister, is now on the streets where he sleeps on a bench outside the State Library. Above him on the windowsill rests a bronze statue of Matthew Flinders' cat, Trim. Ryan is a ten-year-old near-street kid heading for the usual trouble. The two form an unlikely bond. Through telling Ryan the story of Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia as seen through Trim's eyes, Billy is drawn deeply into Ryan's life and into the Sydney underworld. Matthew Flinders' Cat is a modern-day story of friendship and redemption by internationally bestselling author Bryce Courtenay. ' ...... there is no doubt that Courtenay has the power to tell a good yarn.' Sydney Morning Herald brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 610 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Fiction; Fiction. ISBN: 0670910619. ISBN/EAN: 9780670910618. Inventory No: 238727. Hardcover 
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Price: 20.00 AUD 16.00 AUD 
 
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