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How Not To Speak Australian
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
An oath will grant you a citizenship but to become an Australian in the true sense, you have to imbibe the values, the beliefs and more importantly the culture of the nation. When you stand for everything, you stand for nothing at all. Multiculturalism as the word denotes is a perfect example of such a case.
Mayhem : selected stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,080. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Dark: gritty: fierce. A farmer is confronted by two desperadoes; a tourist does her terrible best to evade a tracker and his dog; a teenager discards his civilised mask inside a lonely roadhouse. This collection propels the reader through a kaleidoscope of Australian lowlife. In a range of styles, from dirty realism to noir, Sheldon pens the kind of fiction that is toough enough to shock.
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 4: International Writing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: 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.
Vietnam Conscript
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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.
Tales of Australia: Great Southern Land
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014 by Satalyte Publishing. Categories: 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.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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The theme for CSFG’s next anthology is… well, ‘Next‘. Sequence. Succession. Cause and effect. What happened. Next. An anthology of Australian speculative fiction edited by Simon Petrie and Robert Porteous and published by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild.
The Fatal Empires
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 153,390. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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.
The Lady from Mt. Tamborine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
“Jerome sounded another few short barks, which translated to something like: “Look, I’ve got a packet of biscuits I didn’t declare – please don’t make a big issue out of this”. The dog, puzzled, looked at his uniformed lady, who was taken equally by surprise, and said:”What’s going on here, sir? What do you think you are doing – why are you barking at the dog!” Find more stories here!
Contrappasso Magazine, Issue 2: International Writing
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Essay » Literature
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...
A Quintessential Love Affair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A Quintessential Love Affair is a wonderful omnibus or sampler of this New Zealand author's work during her years in Australia.
The Eulo Queen and Other Outback and Opal Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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 Dolphin and other stories
You set the price! Words: 51,210. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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.