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Up and Down Australia

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: A1280


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. He also wrote more than 220 short stories and articles, based on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, ranging from humorous outbac... View more info

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Up and Down the Real Australia

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2016

Seller ID: A1281


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. It is not well known that he also wrote about 250 short stories and articles, drawing on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, rang... View more info

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Up and Down Australia Again

By: Arthur W. Upfield

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, ETT Imprint: 2017

Seller ID: A1282


Arthur William Upfield is well known as the creator of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) who features in 29 crime detection novels, most set in the Australian outback. He also wrote more than 220 short stories and articles, based on his experiences in the bush between 1911 and 1931. Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 autobiographical articles, ranging from humorous outbac... View more info

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Scribbles from the Suburbs

By: Creative Writers' Group Logan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Australia, InHouse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: A1076


"Scribbles from the Suburbs" is the first publication, for a collection of works by a small group of amateur writer's from Logan City.Through this eclectic mix of stories, you will travel through country towns and sail on the high seas, ride a country train and enter the cell of a notorious prison. Some will take you back to another era and possibly evoke your own memories. There are twists and unexpected turns that will leave you smiling. A few are loosely based on fact... View more info

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Girls' Night in 2: Gentlemen by Invitation [used book]

By: Edited by Jessica Adams and Chris Manby and Fiona Walker

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2001

Seller ID: 000938


Following the phenomenal success of Girls' Night In, you're invited to spend another night with the hottest women authors in town . . . and some fellas as well (under strict supervision, of course). Over forty of your favourite writers have written stories specially for Girls' Night In, Gentlemen by Invitation, making it the chunkiest and funkiest book around. And since all of the proceeds go to the charity War Child, by buying this book you've made a difference to the ... View more info

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Big Night Out 3 [used book]

By: Edited by Jessica Adams and Maggie Alderson and Nick Earls and Imogen Edwards-Jones

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 001665


Welcome to your Big Night Out - and the drinks are on us. inside you'll find cocktail recipes to get you in the party mood, song lists to create the perfect atmosphere, short stories to transport you on a night out to remember . . . and, just to make sure you do remember, there are even hangover cures for when the party ends. View more info

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Penny Dreadfuls 20in1 Sensational Tales of Terror Anthology

By: Fall River Classics

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 003662


Penny Dreadfuls: Sensational Tales of Terror is an anthology of twenty tales of horror and the supernatural published in the nineteenth century. In addition to works by Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Wilkie Collins!, and other well-known writers, it features several sensationalized retellings of famous folk legends and accounts of notorious highwaymen. The book includes two full-length novels: the original 1818 text of Frankenstein, which was considere... View more info

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Beggars Banquet: 22 short stories [used book]

By: Ian Rankin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2003

Seller ID: 004100


Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular Rebus novels. 10 years ago, A GOOD HANGING Ian's first short story collection demonstrated this talent and now after nearly a decade at the top of popular fiction, Ian is releasing a follow up. Ranging from the macabre ('The Hanged Man') to the unfortunate ('Th... View more info

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Nine Stories: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, Teddy

By: J. D. Salinger

Price: $11.95

Publisher: USA, Little, Brown and Company: 2014

Seller ID: 002763


Nine works in a collection of Salinger's perceptive and realistic short stories.: A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, Down at the Dinghy, For Esme -- With Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period, and Teddy. View more info

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A Twist in the Tale: 12 short stories [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Coronet Books: 1989

Seller ID: 000791


The expected never happens . . . A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged . . . Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to A Twist in the Tale. Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of sex with a sexy stranger, a violent row ... View more info

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Cat O' Nine Tales: 12 Short Stories

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $12.99

Publisher: UK, MacMillan: 2006

Seller ID: 004077


"Cat O' Nine Tales" is the sixth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller illustrated by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of "Molesworth". These twelve yarns are so satisfying because they are ingeniously plotted, include richly drawn characters and have deliciously unexpected conclusions. They feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know as well as some more poignant and telling characters. Many of these st... View more info

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Twelve Red Herrings: 12 Short Stories [used book]

By: Jeffrey Archer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, BCA: 1994

Seller ID: 004093


An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive . . . A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle . . . A young artist gets the biggest break of her career . . . A restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration . . . An escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein's death list pays an involuntary visit to his homeland . . . How will they react? How would you? Twelve Red Herrings is the third collection of i... View more info

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Reader's Digest Great Detective Stories: 35 short stories [used book]

By: Reader's Digest

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Reader's Digest: 2000

Seller ID: 000804


This volume brings together thirty-five of the greatest detective stories ever written: unforgettable masterpieces from celebrated authors, past and present, such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Margery Allingham, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Ruth Rendell, Peter Lovesey and Ian Rankin.If you enjoy relaxing with a good mystery or pitting your wits against some of the world's best sleuths, this is the volume for you. View more info

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Australian Stories to Bless the Soul: Over 50 Inspirational Stories

By: Various Authors

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Strand Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 003913


Here are over 50 true-life stories about God revealing his love and care in the details of everyday life. Read about divine coincidences, daring acts of faith and kindness, the power of persistence, and much more! Contributors include Barry Chant, Kim Hawtrey, and Kel Richards. View more info

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The Outback: Anthology of Short Stories

By: Various Authors

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Boolarong Press: 2016

Seller ID: 003954


This collection of short stories about the Outback is the result of the inaugural writing competition for the Outback Writers Festival held in Winton on 21, 22, & 23 June 2016. View more info