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Its Raining In Mango
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Its Raining In Mango

Thea Astley

Wresting his family from the easy living of 19th-century Sydney, Cornelius Laffey takes them to northern Queensland where thousands of hopefuls are digging for gold in the mud. They confront the horror of Aboriginal dispossession,...

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A Descant for Gossips (UQP Modern Classics series)
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A Descant for Gossips (UQP Modern Classics series)

Thea Astley

In this classic story of small-town life, two schoolteachers are drawn to each other by their concern for a lonely young girl. For as long as Vinny Lalor could remember, she had been on the fringe of things - in her family and at...

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The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow: Text Classics
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The Multiple Effects of Rainshadow: Text Classics

Thea Astley, Chloe Hooper

A study in the psychology of isolation, and a portrait of the constant violence between white and black Australians, still alive today.

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Drylands: Text Classics
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Drylands: Text Classics

Thea Astley, Emily Maguire

A powerful tale of a small town destinies shaped by violence, debts and disappointments. From one of Australia's most respected and acclaimed novelists.

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A Kindness Cup: Text Classics
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A Kindness Cup: Text Classics

Thea Astley, Kate Grenville

An Australian town is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary. But one man is intent on reminding the town of its brutal past.

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Reaching Tin River: Text Classics
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Reaching Tin River: Text Classics

Thea Astley, Jennifer Down

A young Australian woman, the daughter of an American musician, looks back on the people and forces that shaped her life.

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Hunting The Wild Pineapple
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Hunting The Wild Pineapple

Thea Astley, James Wright

Leverson, the narrator at the centre of these stories, calls himself a 'people freak'. Seduced by north Queensland's sultry beauty and unique strangeness, he is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by...

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Drylands
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Drylands

Thea Astley, Beverley Dunn

A powerful tale of a small town destinies shaped by violence, debts and disappointments. From one of Australia's most respected and acclaimed novelists.

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A Boat Load of Home Folk
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A Boat Load of Home Folk

Thea Astley

When the tourist ship Malekula arrives at a tropic island in the the Pacific the crushing heat and the looming hurricane intensify the hostilities and frustrations of the egocentric people on board.

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The Slow Natives
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The Slow Natives

Thea Astley

'If one saw behind the faces into the hearts, one would die.'A suburban couple have drifted into the shallows of middle-aged boredom. Their fourteen-year-old son is a stranger, meeting their attempts at love with hostile...

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Coda
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Coda

Thea Astley

Thea Astley's brilliant satire on old age shimmers with grief and irony. One of Australia's most important novelists, Thea Astley, is at her most wickedly funny and pertinent in Coda .

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Girl with a Monkey
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Girl with a Monkey

Thea Astley

Loneliness has driven a young school teacher in a small North Queensland town to form an unlikely relationship with a road worker. Harry is older and more experienced than Elsie, but vulnerable through his possessive love for...

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Drylands
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Drylands

Thea Astley, Beverley Dunn

A powerful tale of a small town destinies shaped by violence, debts and disappointments. From one of Australia's most respected and acclaimed novelists.

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Hunting the Wild Pineapple
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Hunting the Wild Pineapple

Thea Astley, James Wright

Leverson, the narrator at the centre of these stories, calls himself a 'people freak'. Seduced by north Queensland's sultry beauty and unique strangeness, he is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by...

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Hunting the Wild Pineapple: Library Edition
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Hunting the Wild Pineapple: Library Edition

Thea Astley, James Wright

Leverson, the narrator at the centre of these stories, calls himself a 'people freak'. Seduced by north Queensland's sultry beauty and unique strangeness, he is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by...

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Drylands: Library Edition
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Drylands: Library Edition

Thea Astley, Beverley Dunn

In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader. Little has changed here in fifty years except for the coming of cable TV. Lonliness is almost a religion, and still everyone knows...

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Drylands
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Drylands

Thea Astley, Beverley Dunn

In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader. Little has changed here in fifty years except for the coming of cable TV. Lonliness is almost a religion, and still everyone knows...

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Hunting the Wild Pineapple
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Hunting the Wild Pineapple

Thea Astley, James Wright

Leverson, the narrator at the centre of these stories, calls himself a 'people freak'. Seduced by north Queensland's sultry beauty and unique strangeness, he is as fascinated by the invading hordes of misfits from the south as by...

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