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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels
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'Pieces contains extracts selected to appeal to a wide range of readers and interests from 11 highly regarded Australian novels The extracts are intended to introduce students, particularly those for whom reading is not a favourite activity, to a variety of novels. The extracts average 3500 words each and introduce students to the major characters of the novel. Each extract has a brief introduction to put the events and characters in context, and is followed by a synopsis of the novel.


'The novels are: Maestro by Peter Goldsworthy, Illywhacker by Peter Carey, The Day of the Dog by Archie Weller, After January by Nick Earls, Our Sunshine by Robert Drewe, The Secret River by Kate Grenville, Matilda, My Darling by Nigel Krauth, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith by Thomas Keneally, The Well by Elizabeth Jolley, Plains of Promise by Alexis Wright and Cloudstreet byTim Winton.' (From the publisher's website.)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Phoenix Education , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
From : Illywhacker, Peter Carey , 2009 extract novel (p. 3-12)
From : A Secret River, Kate Grenville , 2009 extract novel (p. 13-24)
From : After January, Nick Earls , 2009 extract novel (p. 25-34)
From : Our Sunshine, Robert Drewe , 2009 extract novel (p. 35-40)
From : Cloudstreet, Tim Winton , 2009 extract novel (p. 41-50)
From : Plains of Promise, Alexis Wright , 2009 extract novel (p. 51-62)
From : The Well, Elizabeth Jolley , 2009 extract novel (p. 63-72)
From : The Chant of Jimmi Blacksmith, Thomas Keneally , 2009 extract novel (p. 73-86)
From : Maestro, Peter Goldsworthy , 2009 extract novel (p. 87-96)
From : Matilda, My Darling, Nigel Krauth , 2009 extract novel (p. 97- 108)
From : The Day of the Dog, Archie Weller , 2009 extract novel (p. 109-119)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

[Review] Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels Jenny Charlton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 11)

— Review of Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels 2009 anthology extract novel
[Review] Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels Jenny Charlton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 2 2010; (p. 11)

— Review of Pieces : From Acclaimed Australian Novels 2009 anthology extract novel
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