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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 As Stars Fall
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'A bush fire, and its aftermath, links a Bush-Stone curlew and three teenagers experiencing loss, love and change.

'The fire was fast and hot ... only days after it went through, there were absolutely no birds left. I should have seen it as an omen, the birds all leaving like that.

'Robin is a self-confessed bird-nerd from the country, living in the city. On the first day at her new school, she meets Delia. Delia is freaky and definitely not good for Robin's image.

'Seth, Delia's brother, has given up school to prowl the city streets. He is angry at everything, especially the fire that killed his mother.

'When a rare and endangered bird turns up in the city parklands, the lives of Robin, Seth and Delia become fatefully and dangerously intertwined ...

'An intricate love story about nature, grief, friendship and life.

'Beautiful, poignant, with wonderfully original characters and a unique blend of time and place.' (Publication summary)

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Works about this Work

Refuge in a Harsh Landscape – Australian Novels and Our Changing Relationship to the Bush Margaret Hickey , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 July 2017;

'In 1790, Watkin Tench, the first officer with the First Fleet and a member of the fledgling British colony, stood on what we now know to be “The Heads” of Sydney, hungry and pining for news of England ...' (Introduction)

[Review] As Stars Fall Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 August 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of As Stars Fall Christie Nieman , 2014 single work novel
Review : As Stars Fall Joy Lawn , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 44)

— Review of As Stars Fall Christie Nieman , 2014 single work novel
Review : As Stars Fall Joy Lawn , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 44)

— Review of As Stars Fall Christie Nieman , 2014 single work novel
[Review] As Stars Fall Katharine England , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 August 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of As Stars Fall Christie Nieman , 2014 single work novel
Refuge in a Harsh Landscape – Australian Novels and Our Changing Relationship to the Bush Margaret Hickey , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 July 2017;

'In 1790, Watkin Tench, the first officer with the First Fleet and a member of the fledgling British colony, stood on what we now know to be “The Heads” of Sydney, hungry and pining for news of England ...' (Introduction)

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