A Book You Couldn’t Put Down Wow. It seems as though I have made it through to the end. Well, for this final category, I am going to use a trilogy, rather than a single book. You may recall that… Read More ›
Opening Sentence:As he stumbled and cursed his way up the flinty slope of Mount Mornington beneath a remorseless summer sun, Joseph Cornelius Riley experienced the painful delusion that he was not twenty miles inland from the breeze-sweetened coast of Central… Read More ›
Opening Sentence:Crabs is very neat in everything he does. Synopsis:A landmark in contemporary Australian literature, The Fat Man in History brought early acclaim to Peter Carey for his brilliant and ingenious fiction. These twelve stories introduce visionary landscapes of intense… Read More ›
Colin Thiele’s uniquely Australian writing style perfectly captures the character of the Australian bush.