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A Chance of Stormy Weather.
Stringer, Trica.
ISBN: 9781489210562
Harlequin Mira Books Sydney 2016 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, top corner tip rear cover creased, base spine little bumped, minor edgewear. 380 + 10 pp. Australian novel about a city girl Paula who married a South Australian farmer. Life on the farm was different to what she was expecting, and she begins to question whether she is cut out for farm life. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40347  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Fringe of Leaves.
White, Patrick; Nolan, Sidney (jacket art).
ISBN: 0224012908
Jonathan Cape London 1976 
  Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), top edge blue-tinted, corner front flap jacket price-clipped, minimal edgewear. 405 pp. First edition. This powerful novel is an compelling adventure story. It is a harrowing tale of shipwreck, capture, and survival. Set in the 19th century, and told in a series of juxtapositions. Patrick White won the Nobel Prize for Literature. (1 of 2 available copies.). 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17427  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Fringe of Leaves.
White, Patrick.
ISBN: 0670330736
Viking New York 1977 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth spine, rough cut bottom edge & fore-edge, minor edgewear jacket, edges & pages lightly toned, minimal edgewear. 405 pp. This powerful novel is an compelling adventure story. It is a harrowing tale of shipwreck, capture, and survival. Set in the 19th century, and told in a series of juxtapositions. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29620  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A God for the Killing.
Massin, Kain.
ISBN: 9780733324307
ABC Books Sydney 2008 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 273 pp. Winner of the ABC Fiction Award 2008. Kidnapped by the Romans, made an assassin, Judith must do one last last job to earn her freedom - kill a young agitator claiming to be the Messiah. This inventive interpretation of the last days of Christ brings religion, history and myth to life in a tale of love, survival and redemption. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26797  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A House is Built [Kessinger Legacy Reprints].
Eldershaw, M. Barnard.
ISBN: 9781162788661
Kessinger Publishing USA 2010 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner front cover little creased, top corner tip rear cover little scuffed, minor edgewear. 359 pp. Facsimile edition (printed copy of a print-on-demand book.) Co-winner of The Bulletin Prize, 1928. A novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. Tells the story of the fortunes of James Hyde, an ex-Navy quartermaster, who starts business as a merchant on Sydney's waterfront in 1837. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29074  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A House is Built.
Eldershaw, M. Barnard.
ISBN: 0727009702
Seal / Rigby Limited Adelaide 1978 
  Paperback, very good plus condition. 304 pp. Co-winner of Bulletin prize for the best Australian novel in 1928. Novel of whaling days in early Sydney 1837 - 1887. One mans' vision of success in a new colony and its tragic effects on the rest of his family. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4105  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Kingdom for the Brave [Oceana Series].
McKinley, Tamara.
ISBN: 9780340924709
Hodder & Stoughton London 2008 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, bottom corner creased rear cover, spine little creased, pages lightly toned, small stain bottom corner last few pages, minor edgewear, owner's written name. 419 pp. Historical Australian novel in the Oceana Series that follows on from "Lands Beyond the Sea". A epic story of conflict, passion, friendship and rebellion, following the lives of pioneers and Aborigines alike, set against the rich tapestry of newly-colonised Australia. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28251  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Little Rain On Thursday.
Rubinstein, Matt.
ISBN: 9781921145728
Text Publishing Melbourne 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, few tiny dents spine, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 298 pp. A thriller, and a bittersweet love story set in Sydney. Jack finds a fragile manuscript in the crypt of an old church, and becomes fascinated by the language which he has never seen. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28613  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Power of Roses.
Park, Ruth.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1953 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), minor wear bottom edge, pages & edges toned, toning reverse side jacket particularly spine (minor edgewear, small edge tears). 217 pp. First edition. Roses were rarely seen at the old Jerusalem Hotel. A simple novel of the Sydney slums (Dawes Point, under the shadow of the Sydney Harbour Bridge), teeming with good feeling and derelict humanity. By Irish-Australian writer. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20035A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A River Town.
Keneally, Tom.
ISBN: 0855616466
William Heinemann Australia Melbourne 1995 
  Paperback large octavo, very good condition, rear cover little creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 330 pp. In 1900 the beginning of a new century excites even the isolated riverside town of Kempsey in New South Wales, accessible from Sydney only by a long steamer trip. Tim Shea, the young Irish immigrant is still pursued by the politics of a wider world. This is the tale of a reluctant hero, an endearing, if flawed, man whose stubborn integrity is nearly his undoing. The author's vibrant portrait of the river town of Kempsey manifests the inescapability of human malice in a place of natural splendour. (Historical Australian fiction, by Irish-Australian author.). 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30195  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Short History of Richard Kline.
Lohrey, Amanda.
ISBN: 9781863957182
Black Inc. Melbourne 2015 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, tiny dent front cover, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. 259 pp. First edition. Australian novel about a middle-aged man looking for meaning in his life. The novel explores masculinity, the mystical, and our very human need for something more. The author is a previous winner of the Patrick White Literary Award. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28229  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Stranger Here.
Bouras, Gillian.
ISBN: 0140261141
Penguin Books Melbourne 1996 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. 247 pp. A novel about three Greek women, by Australian writer. Seamlessly weaves fact with fiction about the migrant experience. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20096  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Woman's Friendship [Colonial Texts].
Cambridge, Ada; Morrison, Elizabeth (editor).
ISBN: 0868401633
New South Wales University Press Sydney, Kensington 1995 
  Paperback small octavo (with flaps), very good condition, minor edgewear. 177 pp. Historical novel about life in 1888 in Melbourne. A gentle satire of class and sexuality. First published as a serial in "The Age" newspaper, 1889, and here published as a book for the first time. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2510  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Abaza: A Modern Encyclopedia.
Nowra, Louis.
ISBN: 0330363107
Picador Pan Macmillan Sydney 2001 
  Paperback thick trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, faint foxing top edge, edges & pages lightly toned. 435 pp. First edition. The author is an acclaimed playwright, novelist and screenwriter. A cardboard box mysteriously turns up in Australia. Inside it are hundreds of pieces of paper that contain entries for an encyclopedia of the modern Pacific nation, Abaza. This is a novel of dark humour and stunning originality. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26724  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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African Hearts.
O'Connell, Laura.
ISBN: 9781921633287
Even Before Publishing Capalaba, QLD 2011 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, small mark fore-edge, minimal edgewear. 246 pp. This is the author's debut novel set in Africa. Gina Messina, wants to belong. Dr. Kam Bonsu leader of Gumboli village wants peace in his hear. Gina's nephew, eight year old Justin, wants to stay in Gumboli with his beloved lion, Maucho, and best friend, Kizza. Gina's brother Marco has died and left a legacy for Gina to consider. The untamed spirtit of Africa is in their hearts, telling them to grab what Africa has to offer and change what couldn't be changed. Written by an Australian who travels around Australia writing and speaking. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29211  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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After Love.
Jaireth, Subhash.
ISBN: 9781921924255
Transit Lounge Melbourne 2012 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 292 pp. This novel is set in India, Russia, Italy and Australia. A haunting novel full of music and emotions that moves with ease across continents. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27741  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Accommodating Spouse.
Jolley, Elizabeth.
ISBN: 0670888931
Viking / Penguin Books Melbourne 1999 
  Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket). 252 pp. First edition. When the professor marries Hazel, Lady Carpenter warns that his new wife is so like her twin, Chloe, he will have trouble telling them apart. So inseparable are the twins that the professor lives with both women under one roof. Witty, insightful and joyous, this novel is a book to celebrate. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22872  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Imaginary Life.
Malouf, David.
ISBN: 0099273845
Vintage London 1999 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, early cover design, minor edgewear. 156 pp. A brilliant novel full of adventure by Australian writer. His second novel and winner of the 1979 NSW Premier's Literary Award. The story is told by the Roman poet Ovid in exile on the northeastern boundary of the empire at the edge of the great Russian steppes. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20763  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Outback Marriage.
Paterson, A. B. (Banjo).
ISBN: 9780670073610
Viking / Penguin Books Melbourne 2009 
  Hardback small, no jacket as issued, blue board covers (black lettering & vignette & decorative border), very good condition, minor edgewear. 253 pp. Banjo Paterson is well-known and loved for his poetry, but less known for his funny and warm novels about Australian life. This novel is about an Englishman on a tour of the colonies, who gets more than he bargained for when he sets out to find the heir to a fortune. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24737  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Animal People.
Wood, Charlotte.
ISBN: 9781742376851
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2011 
  Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 264 pp. The author takes a character from her novel "The Children" and turns her unflinching gaze on him and his world in this new novel. Sewt in a big Australian city over a single day. The book traces a watershed day in the life of Stephen, aimless, unhappy, unfilled - and without a clue of how to make his life better. This book is a look at urban life, a meditation on the conflicted nature of human-animal relationships and a great piece of storytelling. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27332  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Arcadia: A Modern Mystery Born in a Timeless Tasmanian Forest.
Morrissey, Di.
ISBN: 9781760784911
Pan Macmillan Sydney 2019 
  Paperback thick octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 387 pp. Romance novel set in Tasmania. This book is a Tasmanian tale of ancient forests, art and science, love and above all, friendship. An adventure road trip becomes a hunt for the story of the past, to solve the present, and save their future. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40389  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Armani Angels.
Kendall, Cate.
ISBN: 9781863256957
Bantam / Random House Sydney 2011 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. 334 pp. A page-turning, wicked Australian novel of bitchy one-upmanship and competition wrapped in a hilarious, satirical bow. Dynamic PR guru Gemma Bristol has her well-manicured finger firmly on the pulse of the Australian social scene. But her husband has become a stranger, her teenage son is angry and uncommunicative, and somehow the career she has worked so hard for doesn't seem to satisfy her anymore. Gemma needs a new direction, but has she gone too far when she challenges the grand matriarch of Melbourne philanthropy, Dame Frances Davenport, to a fundraising duel that captivates the city? 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16029  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Ash Rain.
Hosking, Corrie.
ISBN: 1862546347
Wakefield Press Adelaide, Kent Town 2004 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, light bump base spine, flyleaf little creased, edges lightly toned, minor edgewear. 212 pp. Novel by Australian writer. Winner of the Adelaide Festival Award for an unpublished manuscript. This book explores the corners and crevices where love can grow in unexpected ways. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26751  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Babaru Stories.
Wongar, B.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1991 
  Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, black & white line drawings, minor edgewear. 99 pp. This book is a modern classic of Aboriginal story-telling, published now for the first time in Australia. (The author is a Serbian-Australian who writes as an Aboriginal.). 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30308  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Beachmasters.
Astley, Thea.
ISBN: 0140079122
Penguin Books Melbourne 1985 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 184 pp. Novel by Australian writer, and set in the Pacific. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26054  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bella of Barina [Small Tales of Early Australia Series, no. 6].
Becke, Louis; Crittenden, Victor (biographical note).
ISBN: 0949910910
Mulini Press Canberra 2002 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, card cover, minor edgewear, previous owner’s initials & date inside front cover, two biro corrections rear cover. 68 pp. This Australian novel is an adventure story about a youth's experiences with a young girl in Port Macquarie. The story is about Australians in the middle of the 19th century and shows the social climate at that time. This book has never been published as a separate book, but was included in his collection of stories. The author was born at Port Macquarie, a coastal town in New South Wales. (Annotation by Alan Ivey, book collector.). 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29823  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Beneath the Bloodwood Tree.
Van Loon, Julienne.
ISBN: 9781741752304
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2008 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, few dents & scratches covers, minor edgewear. 282 pp. This Australian novel is set against the vast inhospitable landscape of the Pilbara, Western Australia. This is a powerful, tightly woven desert tale of ghosts, grief and love. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27446  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Beneath the Southern Cross.
Nunn, Judy.
ISBN: 9781742758107
William Heinemann Sydney 2012 
  Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. 520 pp. Australian novel set in Sydney starting with the Kendall dynasty in 1788. It is as much a story of a city as it is a family chronicle. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26913  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Between Careers.
Baranay, Inez.
ISBN: 0732225221
Imprint Collins Sydney 1989 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, front cover scratched, faint foxing top edge, top corner rear cover & last few pages faintly creased. 128 pp. This novel, set in Sydney during the hedonism of the late 1970s, is a witty account of the choices women make about work, love and sex. This is her first novel. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25694  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Between the Battles: A Novel.
Nolan, Helen.
ISBN: 1740761251
Pandanus Books Canberra 2005 
  Paperback square trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 223 pp. Australian novel. When a young Australian girl travels to the Vietnam War to work as a secretary, she has no idea how to accommodate living in a war zone with others like herself. As she takes on the duties of a reporter and then civilian personnel officer, she begins to face the horrors of war. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22325  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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