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An Artist's Freedom
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A sample story from the collection of 13 stories in Short Shorts & Longer Tales. A deaf mute aboriginal artist loses a canvas on which he has painted his life. Though he knows where it is, and he can see it, he can't touch or reclaim it. But his ancestral upbringing means he can't leave it behind, so he remains in the vicinity to be near it, passing his time waiting an opportunity.
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Based on facts, this collection of Australian stories revolves around frontier life on the opal fields at the turn of the of the century (19thC to 20thC).
The Red Volkswagen and other stories
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Price: Free! Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
(4.00 from 1 review)
Rosanne Dingli's popular car short stories are collected in this bumper edition. Enjoy five stories packed with memorable characters, events, and locations ... and cars.
The Lean Years
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Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: Australian English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a collection of short stories set in the roaring twenties and the great depression in Australia.
The Anti Book
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Price: Free! Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A book of bits especially written to break all the rules of what a book should be.
Side by Side
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,240. Language: Australian English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-three award-winning short stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards will delight and intrigue you in this anthology of clever tales from Australian and international short story writers.
Travelling Time Plains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a poetry collection that scans many different topics: love, nature, travel, inspiration, history and general.
Refugees
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Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A bunch of stuff that's been rejected; rescued and given another life.
Quickies
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You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An entertaining collection of forty miniature short stories from this popular New Zealand author. Each story contains just five-hundred words and can therefore be read in just two or three minutes.
Visiting Ghosts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Tangerine Publications Ltd. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
Bomble is dead, Mr Hubbard is dead, but Leo and Toby are very much alive. The psychologist’s behaviour is not entirely ethical, and Ruth is gloriously and wonderfully wicked. Roland finds a surprise in his mother’s wardrobe and the cow-girl finds her way across the bridge. Little wonder that these stories by Judith White won the BNZ Katherine Mansfield Centenary Award in 1988. First published by
Vietnam Conscript
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 2 contains interviews with Elmore Leonard & Clive Sinclair. Contributors: Mimi Lipson, John Salazar, David Thomson, Paul Pax Andrews, Peter Doyle, Antigone Kefala, Chris Andrews, Mark O’Connor, Paolo Totaro, Paolo Fabrizio Iacuzzi, Floyd Salas, and others...
Tales of Australia: Great Southern Land
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Journey into visions of the Great Southern Land by eight Australian authors. The novelettes of this series will take you along arcane paths into fantastic Australias of the imagination.
The Dolphin and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 51,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dolphin is a collection of seventeen short stories of New Zealanders placed, for one reason or another, in countries as diverse as France, Italy, Germany and the United States as well as at home in New Zealand.
Nana's Special Day and other stories
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You set the price! Words: 41,610. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nana’s Special Day is a collection of fifteen short stories set in Auckland, New Zealand, at various times and places, and written from a uniquely New Zealand point of view.
Words That Rattled In My Head
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A collection of poems and short stories, mostly set in the Australian bush.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
CONTRAPPASSO is an independent biannual magazine of international writing published in Sydney, Australia. Issue 4 features writing from Mexico, China, Russia, Italy, the UK, Ireland, New Zealand, the USA, and Australia.
The Fatal Empires
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
The last decades of the 19th century: the European empires are competing to gobble up the rest of the earth. Their inborn “superiority” seems to guarantee success, and the “natives” will have to submit.
For a Bottle of Beenleigh Rum - Short Stories and Poems
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,720. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a book of stories and poems about people. The author has put together forty years of observations of children, adolescents and adults in situations of love, hate, obsession, conflict, harmony and disharmony - observations that have coloured his life and the lives of those around him.
A Quintessential Love Affair
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A Quintessential Love Affair is a wonderful omnibus or sampler of this New Zealand author's work during her years in Australia.