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The Penguin best Australian short stories

Author: Mary Lord
Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set in cities, in suburbia and in the outback, this selection of short stories explores the subtleties, the humour and the sadness of human life. This book includes stories by E. Dyson, E. Jolley, M.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Australiana
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Lord
ISBN: 0140139168 9780140139167
OCLC Number: 59935646
Description: 335 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Ghost upon the rail (1859) / John George Lang --
The Dead witness, or, The Bush waterhold (1866) / Mary Fortune --
Pretty Dick (1873) / Marcus Clarke --
Monsieur Caloche (1889) / Jessie Courvreur --
The Golden shanty (1890) / Edward Dyson --
Parson Ford's confessional (1892) / William Astley --
Far inland football (1893) / John Arthur Barry --
Dad and the Donovans (1889) / Arthur Hoey David --
Brighten's sister-in-law / Henry Lawson --
Billy Skywonkie / Barbara Baynton --
The Curse / Katharine Susannah Prichard. Cont. Conversation in a pantry (1934) / Ethel Robertson --
The Lottery (1943) / Marjorie Barnard --
Miss Slatery and her demon lover (1964) / Patrick White --
Party Forty-two and Mrs. Brewer / Hal Porter --
The Children (1972) / John Morrison --
Street idyll (1974) / Christina Stead --
The Words she types (1975_ / Michael Wilding --
A Gentleman's agreement (1976) / Elizabeth Jolley --
The Last days of a famous mime (1979) / Peter Carey --
Pride and joy (1979) / Morris Lurie --
On the train (1982) / Olga Masters --
The dark, the light (1985) / Helen Garner --
Caffe Veneto (1985) / Beverley Farmer --
Franacois and the fishbone incident (1985) / Frank Moorhouse --
Neighbours / Tim Winton --
After long absence / Janette Turner Hospital --
Belladonna gardens (1988) / Marion Halligan.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Lord.

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