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Mix & match your favourite Text Classics. Buy five of your choice for only $50 (full price $64.75)

Five great Australian books by our most celebrated, most awarded writers.

To buy, click ‘Add to Basket’ and let us know in the ‘Notes’ field in the delivery section of the checkout which five Text Classics you would like to receive.

Please note: This deal is valid for all Text Classics, except Patrick White’s Happy Valley and Kenneth Mackenzie’s The Young Desire It.

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The list in brief:

1788, Watkin Tench
A Difficult Young Man, Martin Boyd
A Lifetime on Clouds, Gerald Murnane
A Woman of the Future, David Ireland
All The Green Year, Don Charlwood
Amy’s Children, Olga Masters
An Iron Rose, Peter Temple
Ash Road, Ivan Southall
Bring Larks and Heroes, Thomas Keneally
Bush Studies, Barbara Baynton
Careful, He Might Hear You, Sumner Locke Elliott
Cosmo Cosmolino, Helen Garner
Dancing on Coral, Glenda Adams
Dark Places, Kate Grenville
Death in Brunswick, Boyd Oxlade
Diary of a Bad Year, J. M. Coetzee
Down in the City, Elizabeth Harrower
Eat Me, Linda Jaivin
Fairyland, Sumner Locke Elliott
Hills End, Ivan Southall
Homesickness, Murray Bail
I for Isobel, Amy Witting
I Own the Racecourse!, Patricia Wrightson
Jonah, Louis Stone
Julia Paradise, Rod Jones
Life and Adventures 1776-1801, Tim Flannery
Lillipilly Hill, Eleanor Spence
Maurice Guest, Henry Handel Richardson
My Brilliant Career, Miles Franklin
Outbreak of Love, Martin Boyd
Out of the Line of Fire, Mark Henshaw
Owls Do Cry, Janet Frame
Rose Boys, Peter Rose
Selected Stories, Katherine Mansfield
Stiff, Shane Maloney
Strine, Afferbeck Lauder
Such Is Life, Joseph Furphy
Swords and Crowns and Rings, Ruth Park
Sydney Bridge Upside Down, David Ballantyne
Terra Australis, Matthew Flinders
The Australian Ugliness, Robin Boyd
The Cardboard Crown, Martin Boyd
The Catherine Wheel, Elizabeth Harrower
The Commandant, Jessica Anderson
The Dig Tree, Sarah Murgatroyd
The Dying Trade, Peter Corris
The Essence of the Thing, Madeleine St John
The Even More Complete Book Of Australian Verse, John Clarke
The Explorers, Tim Flannery
The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, Henry Handel Richardson
The Fringe Dwellers, Nene Gare
The Getting of Wisdom, Henry Handel Richardson
The Glass Canoe, David Ireland
The Home Girls, Olga Masters
The House that Was Eureka, Nadia Wheatley
The Idea of Perfection, Kate Grenville
The Jerilderie Letter, Ned Kelly
The Long Green Shore, John Hepworth
The Long Prospect, Elizabeth Harrower
The Middle Parts of Fortune, Henry Handel Richardson
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, Fergus Hume
The Odd Angry Shot, William Nagle
The Plains, Gerald Murnane
The Quiet Earth, Craig Harrison
The Scarecrow, Ronald Hugh Morrieson
The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, C.J. Dennis
The Unknown Industrial Prisoner, David Ireland
The Watch Tower, Elizabeth Harrower
The Watcher in the Garden, Joan Phipson
The Women In Black, Madeleine St John
They Found a Cave, Nan Chauncy
They’re A Weird Mob, Nino Culotta
To the Wild Sky, Ivan Southall
Wake In Fright, Kenneth Cook
When Blackbirds Sing, Martin Boyd
Wish, Peter Goldsworthy

To buy, click ‘Add to Basket’ and let us know in the ‘Notes’ field in the delivery section of the checkout which five Text Classics you would like to receive.