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y separately published work icon Stop Press Michael Innes , New York (City) : Dodd, Mead , 1939 Z1096992 1939 single work novel detective crime
y separately published work icon The Secret Vanguard Michael Innes , London : Gollancz , 1940 Z1097033 1940 single work novel detective crime
y separately published work icon The Weight of the Evidence : A Detective Story Michael Innes , New York (City) : Dodd, Mead , 1943 Z1097333 1943 single work novel detective crime
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y separately published work icon The Aunt's Story Patrick White , London : Routledge , 1948 Z470389 1948 single work novel (taught in 27 units)

'With the death of her mother, middle-aged Theodora Goodman contemplates the desert of her life. Freed from the trammels of convention, she leaves Australia for a European tour and becomes involved with the residents of a small French hotel. But creating other people's lives, even in love and pity, can lead to madness. Her ability to reconcile joy and sorrow is an unbearable torture to her. On the journey home, Theodora finds there is little to choose between the reality of illusion and the illusion of reality. She looks for peace, even if it is beyond the borders of insanity.' (From the publisher's website.)

Harmondsworth Mitcham : Penguin , 1963
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y separately published work icon His Natural Life For the Term of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke , 1870-1872 Z1032375 1870-1872 single work novel (taught in 15 units)

'Scarcely out of print since the early 1870s, For the Term of His Natural Life has provided successive generations with a vivid account of a brutal phase of colonial life. The main focus of this great convict novel is the complex interaction between those in power and those who suffer, made meaningful because of its hero's struggle against his wrongful imprisonment. Elements of romance, incidents of family life and passages of scenic description both relieve and give emphasis to the tragedy that forms its heart.' (Publication summary : Penguin Books 2009)

Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1944
744
y separately published work icon Bushranger of the Skies Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1940 Z849009 1940 single work novel crime detective 'An extraordinary case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte opens when a police car is bombed from the air on a lonely outback road by a mysterious pilot who plans to conquer a nation.

'The trail through the land of burning waters tests Bonys endurance to the limit and takes the detective as close to death as he has ever been. Welcome to Central Australia!' (Publication summary)
Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1949
751
y separately published work icon Kangaroo D. H. Lawrence , New York (City) : Thomas Seltzer , 1923 Z120344 1923 single work novel (taught in 2 units)

Kangaroo, set in Australia, is D. H. Lawrence's eighth novel. He wrote the first draft in just forty-five days while living south of Sydney, in 1922, and revised it three months later in New Mexico. The descriptions of the country are among the most vivid and sympathetic ever penned, and the book fuses lightly disguised autobiography with an exploration of political ideas at an immensely personal level. His anxiety about the future of democracy, caught as it was in the turbulent cross currents of fascism and socialism, is only partly appeased by his vision of a new bond of comradeship between men based on their unique separateness. Lawrence's alter ego Richard Somers departs for America to continue his search.

Harmondsworth : Penguin Books Heinemann , 1950
806
y separately published work icon Mr Jelly's Business Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 Z1369404 1932 single work novel crime Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1951
1286
y separately published work icon Death at the President's Lodging Michael Innes , London : Gollancz , 1936 Z1096941 1936 single work novel detective crime Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1958
1452
y separately published work icon The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield , 1955 Z1363904 1955 single work novel crime mystery detective

'Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is on leave, staying with an old friend near Adelaide. Ben Wickham, a meteorologist whose uncannily accurate forecasts have helped farmers all over Australia, until recently lived nearby. But he has died after a three week drinking binge and a doctor certified death resulting from delirium tremens. Yet Bony's host insists that whatever Ben died of, it wasn't alcohol.' (Publication summary)

Harmondsworth : Penguin , 1960
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y separately published work icon Man of Two Tribes Arthur W. Upfield , London Melbourne : Heinemann , 1956 Z152501 1956 single work novel crime detective Bony discovers a group of people imprisoned in limestone underground caves and must free them and lead them to safety. Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1956
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y separately published work icon Appleby on Ararat Michael Innes , London : Gollancz , 1941 Z193716 1941 single work novel crime detective Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1961
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y separately published work icon The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1950 Z302329 1950 single work novel crime
— Appears in: Trikrat Napoleon Bonaparte 1977; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

'Broome is a small, sun-drenched town on the barren northwest coast of Australia. It's small enough that everyone knows everyone else's business. How, then, did someone murder two widows in similar fashion and not leave any clues? It's a case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, who arrives on the scene incognito. He's barely begun his investigation when a third woman is killed. Bony realises that he is dealing with a madman, and that time is running out to stop a forth murder.'(Publication summary)

Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1962
y separately published work icon Hamlet, Revenge! : A Story in Four Parts Michael Innes , London : Gollancz , 1937 Z1096972 1937 single work novel detective crime Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1961
y separately published work icon The Boy in the Bush D. H. Lawrence , M. L. Skinner , London : Martin Secker , 1924 Z370646 1924 single work novel Harmondsworth : Penguin Books , 1963
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