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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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Next
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,760. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by CSFG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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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
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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.
The Lady from Mt. Tamborine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,110. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: 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
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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...
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
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.