Books Set in Australia.

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Recommend books set in Australia.
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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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138 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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505 reviews
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263 reviews
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55 reviews
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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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548 reviews
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229 reviews
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KimarieBee, gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: A travelogue. Hilarious and interesting.
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1,189 members
31 reviews
½ 3.7
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212 reviews
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4,213 members
79 reviews
½ 3.7
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404 reviews
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335 reviews
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KimarieBee, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Possibly my favourite book of all time.
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5,946 members
394 reviews
3.8
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443 reviews
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gypsysmom, ahef1963
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ahef1963: Takes place partly in Australia, partly in England.
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983 members
44 reviews
3.8
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332 members
7 reviews
½ 3.4
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7 reviews
½ 3.6
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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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1,178 members
52 reviews
½ 3.7
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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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104 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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1,778 members
32 reviews
3.9
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merrystar
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771 members
14 reviews
½ 3.3
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745 members
26 reviews
3.2
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ahef1963
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2,613 members
48 reviews
½ 3.4
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ahef1963
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713 members
20 reviews
½ 3.7
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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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68 reviews
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gypsysmom
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261 reviews
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ahef1963
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2,652 members
61 reviews
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gypsysmom
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3,111 members
182 reviews
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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46 reviews
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gypsysmom
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100 reviews
½ 3.6
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ahef1963
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gypsysmom
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62 reviews
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ahef1963
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421 members
34 reviews
½ 3.6
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gypsysmom
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40 reviews
½ 3.5
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gypsysmom
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244 members
15 reviews
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gypsysmom
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2 reviews
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gypsysmom
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114 reviews
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gypsysmom
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681 members
19 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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775 members
29 reviews
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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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3,758 members
187 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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219 members
8 reviews
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ahef1963