Black Thursday and Other Lost Australian Bushfire Stories
In these nineteenth-century stories of a quintessential Australian phenomenon, bushfires reveal a conflagration of human drama.
In these stories of a quintessential Australian phenomenon, bushfires reveal a conflagration of human drama; of tragic love, rage, betryal, endurance, and happiness postponed. And a good horse and a faithful dog prove themselves the best allies in a dangerous situation.
With introduction by Fiannuala Morgan, a PhD candidate at the Australian National University and the author of Aboriginal Writers and Popular Fiction: The Literature of Anita Heiss from Cambridge University Press.
To Be Continued is an Australian Research Council funded project, led by Professor Katherine Bode, that has unearthed an astonishing bibliographic index and full-text archive of fiction in Australian newspapers from 1803 to 1955.
|Dimensions||229 × 152 × 15.24 cm|