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Guns 'n' Rose #11 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1996

Seller ID: 9780330358514

ISBN: 0330358510

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON Norton needed a holiday-anywhere-as long as it was out of Bondi. Price was only too willing to oblige-Les could have his house at Terrigal. All he had to do was look after George Brennan's nephew for a week while he was there. Sounded okay to Norton, and it was better than spending his own money.Jimmy Rosewater was young, cool and the original brown-eyed handsome man. He loved good wine, going to restaurants, going line-dancing, and the ladies loved him. This suited Les nicely. But, Jimmy was also supposed to be in jail. Before... View more info

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Still Riding on the Storm [previously published as Rider on the Storm and Other Bits and Barrett] #10 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2011

Seller ID: 9780732295042

ISBN: 0732295041

Condition: New


Celebrating 25 years of Les Norton and Robert Barrett! CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF LES NORtON! this book was first published in 1996 under the title RIDER ON tHE StORM AND OtHER BITS AND BARRETT. It was a one-off book that got under the radar and a lot of Robert G. Barrett's readers weren't aware of it. Fifteen years later, to mark the 25th anniversary of the first Les Norton novel, this collection is being republished. It's the original stories re-edited, as well as some classic articles and columns on a range of subjects such as publishing, fame, dates and the dole. Plus two brand new Les Norton... View more info

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Trifecta [3in1 Bindup] The Ultimate Robert G. Barrett Collection

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 9780732280819

ISBN: 0732280818

Condition: New


two classic Les Norton adventures in one volume, plus Robert G. Barrett's outrageous columns on life in Australia PLUS the ultimate Les Norton trivia challenge. Mud Crab Boogie Oogie oogie oogie, do the Mud Crab Boogie. Look out Wagga Wagga ?es Norton's in town and he feels like dancing ... the Wind and the Monkey A week in Shoal Bay, and all Les has to do is help Eddie get rid of a crooked cop. But then he meets Digger, and finds Elvis ... So What Do You Reckon? the master of the politically incorrect on everything from duck-shooting to punting to the republic ... trifecta It's a sure bet. A... View more info

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Full Strength [3in1 Bindup] The Ultimate Les Norton Collection

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2013

Seller ID: 9780732297756

ISBN: 0732297753

Condition: New


The ultimate Les Norton collection no.2 A collection of three of Bob Barrett's Les Norton stories. LEAVING BONDI - Les figured by tossing $50,000 into the Gull's movie he'd become the next Sam Goldwyn. Only someone put a bomb on the film set. And who gets the blame? Now Norton's a fugitive from the law, and desperate to prove his innocence. Satanists, drug dealers, nutty poets, blabbermouth disc jockeys - everybody between Sydney, the Blue Mountains and South Australia wants a piece of Les Norton. So what are Norton's chances of clearing his name and coming up smelling of roses? VFO. But rely ... View more info

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Maximum Security [3in1 Bindup] The Ultimate Les Norton Collection

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2013

Seller ID: 9780732297749

ISBN: 0732297745

Condition: New


The ultimate Les Norton collection no.1. MAXIMUM SECURItY is a collection of three of Robert G Barrett's Les Norton stories: MUD CRAB BOOGIE Extreme Water Polo is the water polo of the 90s. And when Les Norton catches the semi-final on tV he is amazed to see that the man behind Extreme Polo is his old mate, Neville 'Nigzy' Nigson. So when Neville calls out of the blue and asks Les to drive the Murrumbidgee Mud Crabs up to Sydney for the final, Les takes him on. But things are never as simple as they seem and Les finds himself drawn into an hilarious adventure involving the Mud Crabs. GOOD... View more info

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Final Strike [3in1 Bindup] The Ultimate Les Norton Collection

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2013

Seller ID: 9780732297763

ISBN: 0732297761

Condition: New


The ultimate Les Norton collection no.3. CRIME SCENE CESSNOCK Les is back and on the detox ... All it took was a summer's day and a flat tyre on his push-bike, and Les is out on bail and on the run from a gun-happy street gang intent on a drive-by. So, with Warren's help, Les Norton defendant, becomes Len Gordon film director, safely ensconced at the ultra-swish Opal Springs Health Resort till Eddie can sort things out back in Sydney. Unfortunately, the first thing Les finds on arrival is motivational guru Alexander Holden dead at the front gate. then, before you can say 'soya beans with ... View more info

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You Wouldn't Be Dead for Quids #1 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760789046

ISBN: 1760789046

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON Les Norton has just hit town! You Wouldn't Be Dead For Quids is a series of adventures involving Les Norton, a big red-headed country boy from Queensland who is forced to move to the big smoke when things get a little hot for him in his hometown. Working as a bouncer at an illegal casino up at the Cross, Les gets to meet some of the fascinating characters who make up the seamier side of one of the most exciting cities in the world - gamblers, conmen, bookies, bouncers, hookers and hitmen, who ply their respective trades from th... View more info

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The Real Thing #2 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760789398

ISBN: 1760789399

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON Les Norton is back in town! Trouble seems to follow Les like a blue heeler after a mob of sheep. Maybe it's his job. Being a bouncer at the infamous and illegal Kelly Club in Kings Cross isn't exactly the stuff a quiet life is made of. Maybe it's his friends. Like Price Galese, the urbane and well-connected owner of the Kelly Club, or Eddie Salita, the hit man who learned to kill in Vietnam, or Reg Campbell, struggling artist and dope dealer. But then again, maybe Les is just unlucky. As in You Wouldn't Be Dead for Quids, Rober... View more info

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The Boys from Binjiwunyawunya #3 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760789404

ISBN: 1760789402

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON What Les did next! There's no two ways about Les Norton-the carrot-topped country boy who works as a bouncer at Sydney's top illegal casino. He's tough and he's mean. He's got a granite jaw , fists like hams, and they say the last time he took a tenner from his wallet Henry Lawson blinked at the light. Lethal but loyal, he's always good for a laugh. In this, the third collection of Les Norton adventures, Les gets his boss off the hook. But not without the help of the boys from Binjiwunyawunya. Les then finds himself in a spot o... View more info

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The Godson #4 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760789411

ISBN: 1760789410

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON Les Norton is at it again! Les Norton thought they were going to be the easiest two weeks of his life. Playing minder for a young member of the Royal Family called Peregrine Normanhurst III sounded like a dead-set snack. So what if he was a millionaire Hooray Henry and his godfather was the Attorney General? Les would keep Peregrine out of trouble... So what if he was on the run for the IRA? They'd never find him in Australia... Moving at breakneck speed from the corridors of power in Canberra to the grimy tenements of Belfast,... View more info

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Between the Devlin and the Deep Blue Seas #5 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760789428

ISBN: 1760789429

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON This time Les Norton's really up against it! Okay, so it looks like the Kelly Club is finally closing down - it had to happen sooner or later. And it isn't as if Les Norton will starve. He has money snookered away, he owns his house, and his blue-chip investment - a block of flats in Randwick - must be worth a fortune by now. Except that the place is falling down, the council is reclaiming the land, there's been a murder in Flat 5, and the tenants are the biggest bunch of misfits since the Manson family. And that's just the goo... View more info

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White Shoes, White Lines and Blackie #6 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1992

Seller ID: 9780330273701

ISBN: 0330273701

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON All Norton wanted was a quiet coffee and Sacher cake at the Hakoah Club in Bondi, and to be left alone to sort out his troubled love life. How he let notorious conman Kelvin Kramer talk him up to Surfers Paradise for five days, Les will never know. Supposedly to mind KK and his massively boobed girlfriend, American model Crystal Linx, in Australia to promote her latest record. Though it did seem like a good idea at the time-apart from the President of the United States arriving and Norton's domestic problems, there wasn't much ... View more info

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And De Fun Don't Done #7 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1993

Seller ID: 9780330274470

ISBN: 0330274473

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON They don't call him Lucky Les for nothing. A ticket in a raffle and Norton was off to see to US of A-Siestasota, Florida, where it turned out hot, red hot, and it wasn't just the weather.Night club brawls, mafia hitmen, too many girls called Lori, gun crazed Americans and the whole lot washed along in a sea of margaritas. Even for Les Norton it was just too hot to handle. So it was off to 'greener' pastures-the Caribbean-for reggae, rum and Rastafarians, not to mention Sultry Delta, sweet-lipped Esme, and Millwood Downie, schoo... View more info

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The Day of the Gecko #9 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1995

Seller ID: 9780330357227

ISBN: 0330357220

Condition: New


NOW AN ABC TELEVISION DRAMA STARRING DAVID WENHAM AND REBEL WILSON When Les Norton moved into his old flame Side Valve Susie's flat in Bondi for a few days while she was out of town, everything should have been a piece of cake-except Price and Eddie had other ideas. Waverley Council were demolishing Bondi baths and there were two bodies buried under the handball court. The man to get them out? Major Garrick Lewis, aka The Gecko.With Norton for company, The Gecko literally took Bondi in his stride; and everything that went with it-Mossad hit squads, the KGB, ASIO, yobbo builders looking for tro... View more info

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Davo's Little Something

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Pan: 1992

Seller ID: 9780330272926

ISBN: 0330272926

Condition: New


All easy-going butcher Bob Davis wanted after his divorce was to get on with his job, have a few beers with his mates, and be left alone. But this was Sydney in the early Eighties-the beginnings of the AIDS epidemic, street gangs, gay bashings and murders. When a gang of skinheads bash Davo's old school- friend to death simply because he was gay, and leave Davo almost dead in an intensive care unit, they unleash a crazed killer onto the city streets. Before the summer had ended, over thirty corpses had turned up in the morgue, leaving two bewildered detectives to find out where they were comin... View more info

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The Tesla Legacy

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Seller ID: 9780732283681

ISBN: 073228368X

Condition: New


"Forget the bloody Da Vinici code, Mick. We've got to crack the Tesla Legacy. If we don't we're both dead." Despite the Pentagon, it had to be found... 'Forget the bloody Da Vinci Code, Mick. We've got to crack the tesla Legacy. If we don't, we're both dead.' Newcastle electrician Mick Vincent had almost everything in life he wanted. Jesse Osbourne, the Stockton bookshop owner he loved. A big house at Bar Beach. Not to mention a 1936 Buick Roadmaster ... in fact, the only thing Mick was missing was a pressure plate for his cherished car. through a strange old lady, Mick finds his pressure p... View more info

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Les Norton and the Case of the Talking Pie Crust #19 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2008

Seller ID: 9780732283971

ISBN: 0732283973

Condition: New


Les Norton is back, wearing ten-hole Doc Martens ... Les is quite happy resting up after the flu, when Warren has to tip him into an earn. Norton's mate from the Albanian Mafia, Bodene Menjou, is planning to make the most politically correct movie ever made in Australia, Gone With the Willy Willy, and has a script stolen. If Les can find it, a lazy $50,000 could fall in. How can Norton say no? After almost getting his head blown off in a drug lab, being attacked by crazed women with broomsticks, and beaten up by monstrous drag queens, Les is wondering if it is all worth it. the trip to terr... View more info

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Mud Crab Boogie #12 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1998

Seller ID: 9780732258436

ISBN: 073225843X

Condition: New


Extreme Water Polo is the water polo of the 90s. And when Les Norton catches the semi-final on tV he is amazed to see that the man behind Extreme Polo is his old mate, Neville 'Nizegy' Nixon. So when Neville calls out of the blue and asks Les to drive the Murrumbidgee Mud Crabs up to Sydney for the final, Les takes him on. But things are never as simple as they seem and Les finds himself drawn into an hilarious adventure involving the Mud Crabs. Extreme Water Polo is the water polo of the 90s. And when Les Norton catches the semi-final on tV he is amazed to see that the man behind Extreme P... View more info

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So What do you Reckon?

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1997

Seller ID: 9780732259617

ISBN: 0732259614

Condition: New


An amusing, often outrageous, collection of the best columns Robert G.Barrett wrote for People magazine, focusing on Australian life and its heroes and villains.together these columns represent an often funny, always entertaining and uniquely telling assessment of modern-day Australia. About the Author: Robert G. Barrett was raised in Sydney’s Bondi, where he worked mainly as a butcher. After 30 years he moved to Terrigal on the Central Coast of New South Wales. Robert has appeared in a number of films and TV commercials but prefers to concentrate on his writing career. View more info

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Rosa-Marie's Baby #17 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2004

Seller ID: 9780732278182

ISBN: 073227818X

Condition: New


Robert G. Barrett's latest Les Norton adventure is action, humour, and intrigue with a diabolical twist, proving once again why Barrett is called the king of Australian popular fiction. If it wasn't for a letter lost in the system for decades landing on his lap, Les would never have known he wasn't the only Norton to gain notoriety thanks to Kings Cross. there was another - even worse than him: devil - worshipping artist and occultist Rosa-Marie Norton, the Witch of Kings Cross. Rosa was so bad the police arrested her for lewd behaviour and obscenity, and the customs department burnt her paint... View more info

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The Ultimate Aphrodisiac : A Brief History of World War III

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2002

Seller ID: 9780732271688

ISBN: 0732271681

Condition: New


The ultimate new novel from Australia's king of popular fiction - A brief history of World War III Aussie Vietnam veteran Ron Milne is on a good thing growing Indian hemp on the tiny Micronesian island of Lan Laroi. Besides being president, the natives treat him as a god. to the American DEA he is a dangerous criminal. US President Clifford J. Clooney decides to invade. Onto this island of sun, surf, beautiful women and mysterious ruins arrives Bondi surf journalist Brian Bradshaw. Brian came to find a story, then return home to write it. He didn't expect to get involved in something almost im... View more info

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Mystery Bay Blues #16 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2003

Seller ID: 9780732275600

ISBN: 0732275601

Condition: New


Australia's favourite larrikin is back - Les Norton is on the road, and rockin'... Just when everything was going so good, Les slips a disc in his back. He can't run, he can't train. He can't do anything much. But he can still drive his car. So it's down to Narooma for the South Coast Blues Festival and a bit of R&R: 30 bands and three days and nights of non-stop rock 'n' roll. Which would have been great, only Les has to have a slight altercation with four fishermen on his first night in town. Now the toughest, meanest, most horrible bloke on the south coast is after his blood. then Les meets... View more info

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Crime Scene Cessnock #18 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 9780732282127

ISBN: 0732282128

Condition: New


Les is back and on the detox ... All it took was a summer's day and a flat tyre on his push-bike, and Les is out on bail and on the run from a gun-happy street gang intent on a drive-by. So, with Warren's help, Les Norton defendant, becomes Len Gordon film director, safely ensconced at the ultra-swish Opal Springs Health Resort till Eddie can sort things out back in Sydney. Unfortunately, the first thing Les finds on arrival is motivational guru Alexander Holden dead at the front gate. then, before you can say 'soya beans with tahini and lime dressing', the cops arrive and Les is up to his nec... View more info

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High Noon in Nimbin #20 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2010

Seller ID: 9780732287580

ISBN: 0732287588

Condition: New


He's done Bondi ... He's done Cessnock ... Now Norton does Nimbin! Les Norton is back - and having an overdose Arranging the hit on Fabio was off tap, and Les knew it. And when you get Sydney's deadliest killer to do the hit, there's always a quid pro quo. So Les is off to Nimbin in NSW to help an old army mate of Eddie Salita's open a bar, the Double L. Ranch. Which suited Les since he had to take his friend tony Nathan the surf photographer to the waxhead wedding of the year at Blueys Beach, and it was on the way. the waxhead wedding of the year turned into the ethnic brawl of the decade. Ho... View more info

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Leaving Bondi #15 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2001

Seller ID: 9780732268701

ISBN: 0732268702

Condition: New


Les Norton is back! Les figured by tossing $50,000 into the Gull's movie he'd become the next Sam Goldwyn. Only someone put a bomb on the film set. And who gets the blame Now Norton's a fugitive from the law, desperate to prove his innocence. Satanists, drug dealers, nutty poets, blabbermouth disc jockeys - everybody between Sydney, the Blue Mountains and South Australia wants a piece of Les Norton. So what are Norton's chances of clearing his name and coming up smelling of roses VFO. But rely on Les to come up smelling of something. 'the king of popular fiction'. the Australian ? Bob Barrett ... View more info

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Goodoo Goodoo #13 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1998

Seller ID: 9780732267377

ISBN: 0732267374

Condition: New


Les Norton off to Far North Queensland! What should have been a quick gig on a radio station followed by a white-water rafting holiday in North Queensland becomes a four-wheel drive trip to Cooktown with Norton looking for two missing SCUBA divers. the army, the air force and half the Queensland water police couldn't find Jade Biscayne and Horden Genting. What chance does Les have? Along the way Les finds the Rainbow Princess, out chasing UFOs and predicting the future. He also finds man-eating crocodiles, heat and humidity, and everywhere he goes ratbags have it in for him. then, in a place o... View more info

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The Wind and the Monkey #14 Les Norton

By: Robert G. Barrett

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 1990

Seller ID: 9780732267070

ISBN: 0732267072

Condition: New


A week's holiday in Shoal Bay courtesy of Price Galese? Sweet. Help Eddie Salita pop a bent copper named Fishcake Fyshbyrne while you're up there? No worries. Solve a mystery on Virgin Island with a sweet little girl named Digger? You beauty! Les Norton, the lovable larrikin from the sunshine state, is back and is heading north, with a little bit of work and a hell of a lot of play in mind. But he had better watch out for hungry sharks and local louts with no manners; and gung-ho federal police with no bloody idea! As the saying goes, he don't go looking for trouble, trouble comes looking for ... View more info

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White Shoes, White Lines and Blackie #6 Les Norton [unabridged audio CD]

By: Robert G. Barrett and read by Dino Marnika

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Bolinda: 2012

Seller ID: 000898

ISBN: 1743112076

Condition: New


All Les Norton wanted was a quiet coffee and Sacher cake at the Hakoah Club in Bondi, and to be left alone to sort out his troubled love life. How he let notorious conman Kelvin Kramer talk him up to Surfers Paradise for five days, Les will never know. He went along expecting some relaxation in the sun, the chance to earn a little money and possibly a little fresh romance. Les definitely got the earn. He certainly got the girl. But what Norton mainly got in Surfers Paradise was trouble. In a size 40 Double-D cup. View more info