Book List in Order: 6 titles

  • 'I am given to something which a man never pardons in a woman. You will draw away as though I were a snake when you hear.'With this warning, Sybylla confesses to her rich and handsome suitor that she is given to writing stories and bound, therefore o...


  • 'Back to Bool Bool' was published under the pseudonym 'Brent of Bin Bin' in 1931. Franklin's debut novel, 'My Brilliant Career' (1901) was her greatest literary success. She went on to publish another thirteen novels and three non-fiction works. Mile...


  • Australian writer Miles Franklin -- that's not a man's name, it's a woman's, short for "Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin" -- was an odd and greatly underappreciated writer. If you read of her at the online encyclopedia, you'll learn that "She has ha...



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    A spoof of the English country-house mystery/pot-boiler novel. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an ema...


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    My Brilliant Career is a 1901 novel about a headstrong girl growing up in rural Australia. Drought and a series of poor business decisions reduce her family to subsistence level. She is sent to live with her grandmother where life is more comfortable...