Books Set in Australia.

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Recommend books set in Australia.
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140 reviews
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KimarieBee, merrystar, Selliers, gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: An important (one might say seminal) book in my development: the first time I read a book with sex in it.
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3,511 members
135 reviews
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KimarieBee, merrystar, gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: A real favourite. I've read it so many times. Going to Alice Springs is a must-do for my life.
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487 reviews
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244 reviews
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1,728 members
52 reviews
3.8
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KimarieBee, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda
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ahef1963: Fascinating, creepy, excellent work. Lindsay's handling of atmosphere is so skilled.
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517 reviews
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225 reviews
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KimarieBee, gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: A travelogue. Hilarious and interesting.
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1,138 members
30 reviews
½ 3.7
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3,505 members
202 reviews
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4,053 members
77 reviews
½ 3.7
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6,090 members
372 reviews
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324 reviews
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KimarieBee, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Possibly my favourite book of all time.
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5,416 members
373 reviews
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7,475 members
432 reviews
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gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Takes place partly in Australia, partly in England.
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929 members
42 reviews
3.8
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301 members
7 reviews
½ 3.4
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170 members
6 reviews
½ 3.5
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bluepiano
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bluepiano: Not the subject of yet the basis of the excellent! novel is narrator's childhood in Australia.
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1 review
½ 4.5
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1,157 members
51 reviews
½ 3.7
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315 members
2 reviews
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: If you read this at Project Gutenberg it gives an excellent bio of Capt. Cook which is almost as good as his journals.
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97 members
2 reviews
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bluepiano
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bluepiano: A very very good hoax that caused a great upset in the then-suffocatingly provincial Australian literary circle.
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1,689 members
30 reviews
3.9
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merrystar
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743 members
25 reviews
3.2
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ahef1963
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720 members
13 reviews
½ 3.3
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44 reviews
½ 3.4
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ahef1963
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642 members
17 reviews
3.8
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: The classic Australian tale of seven children. It's decidedly brutal; no way would I let children read this.
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3,977 members
62 reviews
3.8
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gypsysmom
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249 reviews
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ahef1963
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2,551 members
58 reviews
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gypsysmom
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2,724 members
159 reviews
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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45 reviews
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gypsysmom
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96 reviews
½ 3.5
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ahef1963
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1 review
½ 3.4
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gypsysmom
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60 reviews
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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399 members
33 reviews
½ 3.6
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gypsysmom
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373 members
40 reviews
½ 3.5
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gypsysmom
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244 members
13 reviews
½ 3.7
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gypsysmom
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53 members
2 reviews
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gypsysmom
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96 reviews
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gypsysmom
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643 members
17 reviews
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: Another favourite. It's huge and dense but the rewards are ample.
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720 members
28 reviews
½ 3.4
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ahef1963
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54 reviews
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: Possibly the most respected and certainly the most thorough history of the founding of Australia.
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3,491 members
176 reviews
½ 3.3
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ahef1963
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ahef1963: Jo Nesbo's Norwegian detective goes to solve a series of murders in Sydney.
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202 members
8 reviews
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ahef1963