Women & Children – book review

Women & Children by Tony Birch deals with difficult themes. It is also a fast-paced story with a surprise ending.

Stone Yard Devotional – a fascinating novel

Stone Yard Devotional by Charlotte Wood kept me fascinated from beginning to end. Novels by this quintessential Australian author have won the Stella Prize, among others. Her new book, published last year, deserves similar recognition. This is a very Australian story, encompassing both the bleak countryside and quirky Australian characters. What’s Stone Yard Devotional about?…… Continue reading Stone Yard Devotional – a fascinating novel

Songlines The Power and Promise -a review

Songlines form part of the culture of Indigenous Australians. If we want to know about our First Nations people, we can start by reading about their rich and beautiful culture. In their book, Songlines: The Power and the Promise, Margo Neale and Lynne Kelly provide an in depth discussion of Songlines. They also show a…… Continue reading Songlines The Power and Promise -a review