Larrikins, Bush Tales and Other Great Australian Stories by Graham Seal

By Graham Seal

Yarns, legends, myths, jokes and anecdotes are our nationwide lifeblood. The home-grown and borrowed stories, advised and re-told over generations, supply an perception into the bigger nationwide tale of which each Australian has a part.

Was Breaker Morant the Gatton assassin? What occurred to Sniffling Jimmy and Black Mary? We revisit probably the most vibrant characters in Australia's earlier, and the tales that experience grown round them. We go searching for the true illywhacker and discover what occurred after the execution of our most renowned outlaw, Ned Kelly.

It takes a definite personality to make a dwelling within the Australian bush. within the such a lot tough events, laughter frequently involves the rescue. listed here are pioneers and battlers, convicts and settler's little ones, and a land that exams them with fireplace, flood and drought, all in tales resonant with Australia's specified wry humour. Dip into Larrikins, Bush stories and different nice Australian Stories for a style of Australia's wealthy heritage and traditions.

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