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The passage by Vance Palmer

The passage

by Vance Palmer

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Volume in the Halstead Classics series. First published in 1930, it is a novel set in sub-tropical Queensland in a small fishing community. Describes individuals in the local village and tells the story of what happens when a developer disturbs the tranquillity of the area. Explores relevant themes of cities versus rural, environment versus development and the lure of new horizons. Afterword written by Neil James, Literature Manager at the NSW Ministry of Arts. Palmer (1885-1959) worked as a journalist, teacher, critic and writer of over 20 works of fiction.… (more)



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