Great Australian Novels

A Listmania! list by Warrick Wynne "writer, reader, cyclist" (Melbourne, VICTORIA AUSTRALIA)
 
An Imaginary Life
1.  An Imaginary Life by David Malouf
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  "An early classic by one of the best contemporary Australian novelists"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

The Riders
2.  The Riders by Tim Winton
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  "I think this is one of Tim Winton's strongest, though most critics prefer 'Cloudstreet'"
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3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

Tirra Lirra by the River
3.  Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
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  "A gentle and moving novel of returning home to find yourself"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Plains
4.  The Plains by Gerald Murnane
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  "Quirky undervalued writer; sadly, mostly out of print now."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Captivity Captive
5.  Captivity Captive by Rodney Hall
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  "First of the great Rodney Hall trilogy"
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Illywhacker
6.  Illywhacker by Peter Carey
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  "My favourites of the Carey books."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

The Savage Crows
7.  The Savage Crows by Robert Drewe
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  "Tasmanian history  is the subject and heart of this gritty book"
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Soundings (Uqp Fiction)
8.  Soundings (Uqp Fiction) by Liam Davison
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  "Davison is a fine young writer; this is his best so far."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Death of a River Guide
9.  Death of a River Guide by Richard Flanagan
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  "Powerful new writing from a Tasmanian writer"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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The Service of Clouds
10.  The Service of Clouds by Delia Falconer
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  "Set in the Blue Mountains, a lovely book"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Coonardoo (Imprint Classics)
11.  Coonardoo (Imprint Classics) by Katharine Susannah Prichard
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  "A novel of its time, but one that first dealt with Aboriginal Australians"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Divine Wind
12.  The Divine Wind by Garry Disher
The list author says:
  "A gentle and evocative portrayal of World War II Australia"
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2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916 (Twentieth Century Classics)
13.  The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916 (Twentieth Century Classics) by Frederic Manning
The list author says:
  "Perhaps the greatest Australian war novel"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Vivisector (20th Century Classics)
14.  The Vivisector (20th Century Classics) by Patrick White
The list author says:
  "One of the greats, by maybe the greatest Australian writer."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Warrick Wynne "writer, reader, cyclist" (Melbourne, VICTORIA AUSTRALIA)
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Last updated: 5/26/01
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