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New PDF release: Henry Lawson Selected Stories (A&R Classics)

By Henry Lawson

ISBN-10: 0727015710

ISBN-13: 9780727015716

An crucial selection of Henry Lawson's best-loved stories.

Rogues, larrikins and the misplaced humans - those undying tales diversity from encouraged, laconic comedies to pathos and tragedy. this feature showcases Lawson's variety as a fiction author and highlights his profound effect on how Australians see themselves. listed here are pleasant stories, exciting stories, stories of affection, of strife and of event, stories choked with humour - tales of each temper, all alive with the magic of Lawson's genius, a genius which ranks with that of the world's maximum short-story writers. comprises 'the Drover's Wife', 'the Union Buries Its useless' and 'the Loaded Dog'.

'Lawson's genius continues to be as vibrant and human as whilst he first boiled his literary billy' - the Bulletin

'A booklet of sincere, direct, sympathetic, funny writing approximately Australia from inside of is worthy a library of visitors' stories ... the result's a true ebook - a booklet in 100. His language is terse, supple, and richly idiomatic. He can inform a yarn with the best.' - the Academy on While the Billy Boils

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