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A Rose for the Anzac Boys

Honour Book, The Children's Book Council of Australia. The book tells the story of three older girls still at school who leave England to provide beverages and food for wounded soldiers passing through...

Three Hearts and Three Lions

Fantasy novel about a medieval knight who travels through time. There are witches, spells, Middle Earth beasts, etc. There are sensual passages: Contains significant sections contrary to morals....

The Men Who came out of the Ground

Australia's Second commando company waged a guerilla war againt the Japanese in East Timor in 1942.  Paul Cleary, the author, has an engaging style. It is respectful of the Catholic Church.

Back of Beyond

This is the story of an indomitable Australian woman who having come from a comfortable country background, married Rick and went with him to take up a large tract of land in the Gulf country of Queensland...

The Desert of Love

Passionate love is often the real motor of a lot of the finest literature. In this work by Francois Mauriac (Burdeos, 1885-Paris, 1970), his most complex and darker aspects appear. The writer recreates the...

Appleby and Honeybath

Squire Grinton is the owner of an off-limits library in his country seat, and his small band of guests include the painter Charles Honeybath, commissioned to paint a portrait of the squire. Honeybath strays...