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Bold & Brilliant ~ Australian Classics

Posted February 20, 2013

I love the current trend of publishers scouring the archives and reprinting treasures from the past. Too many classics are never enough! Harper Collins is the latest to resurrect an interesting array of titles (which to be fair, have been available in rather ordinary editions for awhile). Originally published under the iconic Angus & Robertson imprint, these are beautiful paperback editions all newly reset so the printing sits nicely on the pages.  March sees the first 12 titles (some of which had been turned into successful mini-series or films) and there will be more in August. Lindy

The Sundowners

by Jon Cleary

The Battlers

by Kylie Tennant

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

by Thomas Keneally

My Brilliant Career / My Career Goes Bung

by Miles Franklin

The Timeless Land

by Eleanor Dark


by Katharine Susannah Prichard

The Pea-pickers

by Eve Langley

The Cattle King

by Ion L Idriess

My Love Must Wait

by Ernestine Hill

Come in Spinner

by Dymphna Cusack & Florence James


by Xavier Herbert

My Brother Jack

by George Johnston

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