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AustLit aims to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture.
  • Projects

    • ASAL

      Association for the Study of Australian Literature
    • Spotlight on the Miles Franklin Long List

      Image courtesy of publisher's website.

      Leap by Myfanwy Jones

      ‘Joe lives-despite himself. Driven by the need to atone for the neglect of a single tragic summer's night, he works at nothing jobs and, in his spare time, trains his body and mind to conquer the hostile environment that took his love and smashed up his future. So when a breathless girl turns up on the doorstep, why does he let her in? Isn't he done with love and hope?’
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