Gil Hardwick

Biography

As an anthropologist, novelist and writer Gil Hardwick is a gifted author. Over many years working as a field ethnographer in the vast Australian inland he has met real characters and had real-life adventures, bringing his personalities and his plots to vibrant life. Writing from life, he neither shies away from real social issues and at times confronting dilemmas.

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Books

The Boy Runners and the Deargbeithíoch
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Price: $4.80 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In this young adult neopagan supernatural fantasy rewrite of Edmund Spenser’s Elizabethan poem 'The Faerie Queene', nine young Irish boys in 11th Century Leinster were made precocious through elven magic, and trained as message runners.
PodWarp
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The three-part Podwarp series is a coming-of-age story about a great techno-dystopian city enclosed in an energy shield, in contrast with the rough outside life of gaucho villagers who work to feed the place. One podling boy, solxv98fg6, nicknamed Sola, learns to turn his brain implant down and assert his own thoughts. He forgets to log into the System and the Pod thinks he’s been processed.
The Hunt for Barney
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
A short fun-fantasy of a boy being hunted by the Egyptian God Anubis and his baying hounds while out skateboarding, until aided by winged Horus he escapes through a violent cyclone and wins his bet.
An Easy Guide to Making Leather at Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A easy, straightforward guide for Permaculturists and hobbyists on converting animal skins to useful leather products at home.
Economically Useful Plants for Northern Australia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
An important master list of hundreds economically useful native plants for northern Australia, catalogued as wet areas and aquatic plants, ground storey grass and shrubs, middle storey bushes and trees, and upper storey trees.
Outbound
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Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 32,540. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A strange white boy arrives suddenly in a remote outback community, driving an old truck with a dead body in the back and a fortune in gems stashed under the chassis. Who is he, and what is he doing way out there?
The Inheritor
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Price: $9.40 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Gilbert J Hardwick. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
The tale of a shy, dreamy 12 year-old who suddenly discovers that he is heir to a vast outback cattle empire.

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