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THE PENGUIN BEST AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORIES

THE PENGUIN BEST AUSTRALIAN SHORT STORIES

Author: MARY LORD (ed)
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2000. A paperback copy in very good condition.

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Set in cities, in suburbia, and in the outback, Mary Lord's selection of short stories explores the subtleties, the humour and the sadness of human life. For anyone interested in Australian writing and the changing views of Australian writers, this is an essential collection. Featuring- Henry Lawson, Hal Porter, Elizabeth Jolley, Frank Moorhouse, Steele Rudd, Patrick White, Peter Carey, Olga Masters, Tim Winton, Delia Falconer and many more. Short Stories included are- The Ghost upon the Rail - John George Lang The Dead Witness or The Bush Waterhole - Mary Fortune Pretty Dick - Marcus Clarke Monsieur Caloche - Jessie Couvreur The Golden Shanty - Edward Dyson Parson Ford's Confessional - William Astley Far Inland Football - John Arthur Barry Dad and the Donovans - Arthur Hoey Davis Brighten's Sister-in-law - Henry Lawson Billy Skywonkie - Barbara Baynton The Curse - Katharine Susannah Prichard Conversation in a Pantry - Ethel Robinson The Lottery - Marjorie Barnard Miss Slattery and her Demon Lover - Patrick White Patry Forty-two and Mrs Brewer - Hal Porter The Children - John Morrison Street Idyll - Christina Stead The Words She Types - Michael Wilding A Gentleman's Agreement - Elizabeth Jolley The Last Days of a Famous Mine - Peter Carey Pride and Joy - Morris Lurie On the Train - Olga Masters The Dark, the Light - Helen Garner Caffe Veneto - Beverley Farmer Francois and the Fishbone incident - Frank Moorhouse Neighbours - Tim Winton After Long Absence - Janette Turner Hospital Belladonna Gardens - Marion Halligan Report on a Rejected MS - Amy Witting Acqua Alta - Delia Falconer
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General Fields

  • : 9780140299694
  • : penguin
  • : penguin
  • : April 2000
  • : 1.05 Centimeters X 12.9 Centimeters X 7.75 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 823.0108994
  • : English
  • : PAPERBACK
  • : MARY LORD (ed)
  • : 360