Books tagged: australian culture

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The Days of Dinkum Dodger - Volume I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2018. Categories: Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Australian bush poetry at its best — entertaining and thought provoking. Political correctness is swept aside as outrageous yarns are told by Dinkamous J. Dodger, a true blue Aussie larrikin. Provocative and hilariously funny, the poetry of John Saomes will tickle your funny bone and challenge your thinking.
The Chaser Quarterly 1
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
From the team behind The Chaser's War on Everything, the Chaser Quarterly is a journal of bold ideas and even bolder fonts. Featuring original writing from some of Australia's most underpaid satirists, The Chaser Quarterly is everything you want it to be and nothing you don't.
The Chaser Quarterly 2
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
From the team behind The Chaser's War on Everything, the Chaser Quarterly is a journal of bold ideas and even bolder fonts. Featuring original writing from some of Australia's most underpaid satirists, The Chaser Quarterly is everything you want it to be and nothing you don't.
Winfale Park
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Winfale Park is a personal and emotional home-grown Australian drama about a group of strangers linked only by a surname, who come to remember the meaning of family and why they should do whatever it takes to stay together.
Alice and Me: An Alice Springs Experience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
Having survived over seventy years of life in this land, I have at various times stood with my back to Australia – at Seaford, Scarborough, Townsville and Darwin – and in each place I have felt the bulk of the country behind me like the hand of a protective parent: huge, ancient, wild and inhospitable. I have wandered, I have loitered and I have played ... and so I came to Alice Springs...
Shadows in the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
Desperate Measures
Price: Free! Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Set in the late 1960s Desperate Measures is a humorous story that follows twelve-year old Owen Finnegan as he tries to cope with one of the biggest events that has ever taken place at his school in the small rural town of Barclay.
Soaring With Cockatoos
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 106,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The last decades of the nineteenth century. European powers are colonising the whole planet and seem unstoppable. In the British colony of Western Australia white settlers ignore the rights of the Aborigines, murder them or chase them from their land, or perhaps readmit them to work as unpaid labourers on newly created properties. This is their story...
The Road Home and Other Award-winning Stories from the Stringybark Short Story Awards
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Thirty-three highly entertaining short stories explore the nature of Australia and the Australian character in this anthology of award-winning stories. Written by established and new writers, each story has been chosen for its unique contribution to Australian literature.
The Bridge — 21 Short Stories from the Stringybark Fiction Awards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,550. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.44 from 18 reviews)
This anthology explores the nature of Australia and Australians through twenty-one intriguing short stories selected from the Stringybark Short Story Awards