Beetle Creek
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Beetle Creek

Bob Ellis, Jim Parsons

The Bournley’s of Beetle Creek - you’ll love ‘em … but you’ll be so glad they’re not your family. DAD has a philosophical bent, steals the odd sheep and scrounges for choice items at the local garbage dumpMUM judges the annual CWA scone-making contest, protects her brood fiercely, and handles herself well in a street fightDENNY, aged 7, traps rats on the bedroom window sill and does a nice little sideline in blackmailLUCY, aged 12, is a spooky recluse who foretells the future of each family memberMARCIE, aged 15, discovers lust in the dust and never looks backDAVO, aged 16, the Beetle Creek Casanova, is no stranger to hard yakka or sexual benevolenceUNCLE WALLY is fresh out of jail …and JACK is writing it all down!This rollicking tale in the traditional Australian bush yarn genre is definitely NOT for children, as it has adult themes. It is set in the Aussie bush - in a small fictional village in northern New South Wales in the 1950s.

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