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Handmade In Melbourne Second Edition
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Literary Melbourne: A Celebration of Writing and Ideas
Created to mark the celebration of Melbourne becoming a UNESCO City of Literature, this anthology draws together a selection of the best Melbourne and Victorian writing. Extracts from eighty writers across different genres provide...
The Bee Hut: Poems 2001-2008
Known for her passionate, sensual and edgy poetry, Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's truly original writers. She was twice short-listed for Australia's premier literary award, the Miles Franklin, and her verse novel The...
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