Setting Archive : Australia

(I try to break stuff down by place and time. Doesnt always work but there you go)

A town like Alice
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In post World War II England Jean Paget is tracked down by a solicitor. She is the only surviving member […]

Significant Dust
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Vanessa works in a roadhouse in an isolated part of Australia. When we first meet her we don’t know why […]

The light between oceans
The light between the oceans

Tom Sherbourne has come back to Australia from World War I. Like many soldiers he has brought many demons back […]

Bajazzle
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Okay, do you remember when I “reviewed” The Isles of the sun and I said that I’d love to hear […]

The isles of the sun
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one of the stories in Cracklescape One evening when all the other children have gone home for their dinners Elric […]

The Duchess Dresser
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one of the stories in Cracklescape Tanner found an abandoned dresser on the street, thought it would be an addition […]

The best thing
The best thing - Margo Lanagan

Mel is not having a good year at school. Her friends have turned on her, and her boyfriend one day […]

Tongues of Serpents

ISBN: 9780007256778 book 6 in the Temeraire series There were few streets in the main port of Sydney which deserved […]

Touching earth lightly

ISBN: 1864488239 “I’ve got to get our of that house.” Janey looked almost small, walking past these angled girders. Growing […]

The Magician

This is the story of Ray, who for the right money can make anyone disappear. Although it isn’t magic he […]

Nylon Angel

If Jamon Mondo touched me one more time I’d kill him.

I almost wish I hadn’t finish this book. I was on the verge of tossing it around two thirds in, but figured I’d read this far might as well see how it ends. But the final third is actually quite good. Not sure if it is enough to make up for the first part, But now I am a little curious about the next books in the series.

The Proposition

Sometimes you go to the cinema hoping for a good film, but thinking that what you are about to watch […]