Leni Shilton offers us a woman's exploration of loss and survival in the unforgiving and beautiful landscape of central Australia. Bertha Strehlow, overshadowed by her anthropologist husband's achievements, was a woman of integrity and a brilliant obs... read more

Walking With Camels: The story of Bertha Strehlow
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Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Lib... read more

Poems for Love (Macmillan Collector's Library)
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From his life's work so far, spanning more than four decades, Les Murray has selected these 100 poems, his personal best. Including classics such as 'The Broad Bean Sermon', 'An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow' and 'The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forever', this elegant hardback is guaranteed to delight Murra... read more

The Best 100 Poems of Les Murray
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The new book of poetry from award-winning poet and novelist, Luke Davies.

Interferon Psalms
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Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize 1997 and The Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best Book Caribbean and Canada 1997 and The Commonwealth Writers Prize 1997. Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1998 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1998.

Set in Trinidad, the story is launched by the mythical tale of Guinea John, an ancestor of Blackpeople, who put two corn cobs under his arm pits and flew from a clifftop, away from the scene of his enslavement, back to Africa. His descendants have eaten salt, grown too heavy to fly, and cannot follow ... read more

Salt
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The publication of Clive James's Sentenced to Life was a major literary event. Facing the end, James looked back over his life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty to produce his finest work: poems of extraordinary power that spoke to our most elemental human emotio... read more

Injury Time  (Rest is Silence)
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Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:General Adult

Unrivaled in its range and intensity, the poetry of World War I continues to have a powerful effect on readers. This newly edited anthology reflects the diverse experiences of those who lived through the war, bringing together the words of poets, soldi... read more

The New Penguin Book of First World War Poetry
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Following the Pulitzer prize-winning collectionStag s Leap, Sharon Olds gives us a stunning book of odes. Opening with the powerful and tender Ode to the Hymen, Olds addresses and embodies, in this age-old poetic form, many aspects of love and gender and sexual politics in a collection that is... read more

Odes
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In this daring new collection, Australia's preeminent environmental poet confronts the legacy of Thoreau's Walden. With Walden as his inspiration, John Kinsella moved with his family back to rural Australia, where he wrote the poems in this original collection exploring the nature of our responsibilit... read more

Jam Tree Gully : Poems
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Free verse poems celebrate the joy and freedom of being a child in the Australian landscape.

Dreaming Tree
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Poems of Sappho
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This comprehensive volume contains all Sylvia Plath's mature poetry written from 1956 up to her death in 1963. The poems are drawn from the only collection Plath published while alive, The Colossus, as well as from posthumous collections Ariel, Crossing the Water and Winter Trees. The text is preceded... read more

Collected Poems: Sylvia Plath
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