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Revisit a Modern Australian Classic with twenty of our most beloved titles.

They’re all a little different, but they’re all quintessentially Australian. They make us feel braver, fiercer and wiser than we were before. These are books that have become part of our identity and have helped to shape our ideas about ourselves. Whether set at home or abroad, these are Modern Australian Classics.

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