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Australian Books, Films and Music January 10, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — Claire @ 11:39 am
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Books/Authors

Tree of Man by Patrick  (1955)

The Harp in the South by Ruth Park (1948)

The Great World by David Malouf (1990)

1915 by Roger MacDonald (1979)

Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay (1967)

My Brother Jack by George Johnston (1964)

The Second Bridegroom by Rodney Hall (1991)

Oscar and Lucinda by Peter Carey (1988)

Eucalyptus by Murray Bail (1998)

Cloudstreet by Tim Winton (1991)

http://kimbofo.typepad.com/readingmatters/2005/09/top_10s_novels_.html

http://www.middlemiss.org/lit/lit.html

A Town Like Alice by Neville Shute (read this at school and loved it!)

Red Dog by Louis De Bernier

The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough

Still Waters by Judith Saxton (set partly in the small village where I grew up!)

Peter Carey

Kate Grenville

David Malouf

George Johnston

Rodney Hall

 

 

Films

Australia (obviously)

Muriel’s Wedding

Rabbit-Proof Fence

Strictly Ballroom

Dot and the Kangaroo (personal favourite when I was little)

Skippy

Kangaroo Jack

Crocodile Dundee 1, 2 & 3

A Cry in the Dark

Finding Nemo

 

Music

Kylie Minogue

Natalie Imbruglia

Olivia Newton-John

Savage Garden,

The Veronicas

Jet

The Vines

Rogue Traders

INXS

AC/DC

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2 Responses to “Australian Books, Films and Music”

  1. Kioko Says:

    Australia is near the top of my travel bucket list–after Peru and the Galapagos Islands, Alaska, an African safari in Botswana and before Costa Rica. I think I need to check out some of the items on your list before I move it up on mine.

    • Claire Wade Says:

      A long travel list – I know the feeling! The Galapagos Islands, Alaska and an African safari are on mine too – as well as Japan at cherry blossom time, Great Wall of China, Italy, Greece, New York… The list goes on!


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