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Steele Rudd


The humorous account of Dad and Dave and the rest of the Rudd clan as they attempt to carve a farming 'selection' out of the Australian wild…

Dad's Trip to Brisbane (from Our New Selection)

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Steele Rudd


Chapters XV through XIX of "Our New Selection" "The wheat was in, and Dad decided to take a trip to Brisbane. For seven or ei…

Jim of the Hills - A Story in Rhyme

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C. J. Dennis


Jim, an axe-man for a sawmill, who is a hard-knuckled, two-fisted fighting man when he has to be, but is shy around women, longs to find a w…

Bill & Doreen's Courtship (Selections from "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke")

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C. J. Dennis


"The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke" is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The work was first published in …

Digger Smith

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C. J. Dennis


“Digger Smith” is a series of narrative poems about an Australian soldier coming home in the closing months of the Great War minus a leg and…

Bill & Doreen's Married Life

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C. J. Dennis


"Bill & Doreen's Married Life (Selections from "Doreen")" is the sequel to "Bill & Doreen's Courtship"…

Bill & Doreen Get Hitched (Selections from "The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke")

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C. J. Dennis


"Bill & Doreen Get Hitched" is the sequel to "Bill & Doreen's Courtship". "The Songs of a Sentimental Blok…

The Wail of the Waiter - Reed by SOTE

In The Wail of the Waiter

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Marcus Clarke


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of The Wail of the Waiter by Marcus Clarke. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 16,…

The Muses of Australia

In Wine and Roses

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Victor Daley


"Victor Daley, then a happy, wondering Irish lad, drifted out to Australia. His head was full of old tunes and fragments of poetry; his…

VIII Newton's Successors: Laplace

In A History of Astronomy

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Walter W. Bryant


In this book, Walter W. Bryant traces the history of astronomy through the ages. We start at the very beginning, where astronomy was an occu…

Manufacture and Maintenance of Steam Engines, from "A Catechism of the Steam En…

In Insomnia Collection Vol. 005

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John Bourne


Soporific dullness is in the ear of the listener, and what's tedium incarnate to one person will be another person's passion and delight. Ho…

Finance

In The Soul Winner's Secret

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Samuel Logan Brengle


Samuel Logan Brengle was a commissioner in the Salvation Army. His books are known for the practicality, joyfulness and authenticity. His li…

Two Cases for the Doctor by Steele Rudd

In Short Story Collection Vol. 079

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Steele Rudd


A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan D…

In A Lady's Album - Read by SOTE

In In A Lady's Album

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Marcus Clarke


LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of In A Lady's Album by Marcus Clarke. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 7, 2020. --…

The Good Samaritan

In Short Poetry Collection 202

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Henry Lawson


This is a collection of 51 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for March 2020.

Wamberal

In Other Poems, 1871-82

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Henry Kendall


This is the short last book in Henry Kendall's collected poems. This book contains miscellaneous poems of the native-born Australian poet, w…

The Shakedown on the Floor - Read by SOTE

In The Shakedown on the Floor

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Henry Lawson


Despite the bittersweet outcome of the romance in this work, the poem still manages to conclude in an uplifting fashion. - Summary by SonOfT…