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5 edition of New Australian short stories found in the catalog.

New Australian short stories

New Australian short stories

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St Lucia, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Short stories, Australian.,
    • Australia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Craig Munro.
      ContributionsMunro, Craig, 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9617.32 .N48 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 298 p. ;
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3073046M
      ISBN 100702215953, 070221597X
      LC Control Number82171953

      Fiona McFarlane (born ) is an Australian author, best known for her book, The Night Guest and her collection of short stories, The High is a recipient of the Voss Literary Prize, the UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing at the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, the Dylan Thomas Prize, and the Nita Kibble Literary AwardBorn: , Sydney, Australia. In this award-winning work of fiction, Ellen van Neerven takes her readers on a journey that is mythical, mystical and still achingly real. Over three parts, she takes traditional storytelling and gives it a unique, contemporary twist. In ‘Heat’, we meet several generations of the Kresinger family and the legacy left by the mysterious Pearl. [ ].

      While not wishing to turn this essay into a fan’s list, it is important to note several short-story collections and new publishing houses that highlight the exceptional quality of recent Australian short fiction. Karen Hitchcock’s Little White Slips () was also superb. Not only were Hitchcock’s stories wonderfully shaped and told in a. Nine Stories () by J. D. Salinger Nine Stories is a book that speaks to nearly everyone, from precocious adolescents to jaded adults. The stories are technically brilliant — with vividly drawn characters, revelatory turns, and all the components that teachers say short stories should have — but they're also lovable and interesting.

      Indigenous people are living in Australia for over years. Their stories are tightly connected to the Australian outback and its plants and animal inhabitants. The collection of folktales from Australia consists of one book with 31 stories. Funny short story category: Australian short story. Get all the new funny stuff emailed each day.


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