By Jim Haynes
From Jim Haynes, considered one of our so much winning and prolific tellers of yarns and bush stories, comes this final selection of incredible real Australian tales: the unknown, the forgotten, the marvelous, the really bizarre and the thoroughly inexplicable.
Told with a fresh understatement, Australia's so much unimaginable precise Stories vividly inspires a vanishing Australia whilst whatever was once attainable, whilst characters have been higher than existence and the unusual and weird have been normal.
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