David Morisset

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David Morisset is an Australian author who grew up in Riverstone, which was then a meatworks town in Sydney's semi-rural western districts. He moved to Canberra to study at the Australian National University and chose to roam the world, first as a diplomat and later as an economist. Over recent years he has published a novel about revolutionary Iran as well as collections of short stories and poems. He now lives and works by a quiet beach on the Central Coast of New South Wales.

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Kurtz in Toowoon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
This latest collection of poems by David Morisset follows his journey through joy and depression, faith and hopelessness, and love and loneliness. Along the way he is immersed in lavish landscapes and encounters the best and worst of people. David Morisset is the pen name of an Australian writer who lives near Toowoon Bay on the Central Coast north of Sydney.
Call of the Caracal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,100. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sohrab's homeland is a benighted theocracy cut off from the rest of the world after a catastrophic war. Most people live in conditions of near slavery and long for the lost days of kings and queens. When he is exposed to the hideous depravity of the religious elite, Sohrab plots an escape with the help of Hushang, an old friend with an ambiguous past and dubious motives.
Dog Acts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,170. Language: Australian English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
When a young man is king hit on the streets of Kings Cross by a drunken reveller the aftermath exposes failures in the legal system that prompt an unscrupulous group of men to implement their own model of justice. Set in the suburbs of twenty-first century Sydney ‘Dog Acts’ asks questions about vengeance and forgiveness in the context of modern Australia's heartlessness and loss of community.
Butchers Parade
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Set in the third quarter of the twentieth century, the stories of 'Butchers Parade' feature the quintessentially Australian location of Redgate - a meatworks town on the western fringe of Sydney - as well as the blighted circumstances of wartime Indo-China. The narratives are united by the presence of the hulking figure of Horrie - meatworker, footballer and soldier.
Old Shemiran Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
'Old Shemiran Road' takes the reader to revolutionary Tehran as the Shah's reign gives way to tumultuous upheavals. While Iran's ruthless new leaders fortify their rule of terror, a beautiful Persian woman and a naïve Western man take a chance to resurrect their failed romance.
Blaggard Avenue
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,200. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Michael Dimalanta faked a reputation as a brilliant hedge fund manager but he was chronically reckless. When he loses the wrong people’s money, Dimalanta is murdered - an event that unleashes forces that eventually threaten to undermine Australia’s trillion dollar pension funds industry by opening it up to infiltration by Asian organised crime syndicates.

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