Blogs in January 1970

The Thorn Birds 1st January 1970

One of the most beloved novels of all time, Colleen McCullough’s magnificent saga of dreams, struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian outback has enthralled readers the world over. The Thorn Birds is a chronicle of three...

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The Broken Shore 1st January 1970

Aussie Outback realism, this is a Sunday Times Bestseller. Joe Cashin is sent to the outback to recuperate from a botched stake out. Based in Port Munro a wealthy citizen is beaten to death in his home. Three teenage...

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Baggage 1st January 1970

At eighteen, your closest friend commits suicide. At twenty-nine, you’re backpacking in the Australian outback when you see her. She has a husband. She has a ten-year-old son. She has a baby on the way. She claims to be...

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Nights in the Asylum 1st January 1970

Written in spare yet sensuous prose, Nights in the Asylum is the story of three people seeking shelter: it is also a story of home, of belonging, of leaving one home and trying to make another, where-ever and how-ever...

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The Outback 1st January 1970

Matt joins the outback harvest trail so that he can get another year added to his visa. When he arrives to find that drink, drugs and sex are just as easy to come by as they were on the...

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