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The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: Popular Penguins
The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea: Popular Penguins Randolph Stow
The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea allows us a precious glimpse into a simpler kind of childhood in a country that no longer exists.
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The Well: Popular Penguins
The Well: Popular Penguins Elizabeth Jolley
A twentieth-century Australian classic, The Well is a haunting and wryly humorous tale of memory, desire and loneliness.
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The Lucky Country: Popular Penguins
The Lucky Country: Popular Penguins Donald Horne
First published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. The book was a wake-up call to an unimaginative nation, an indictment of a country mired in mediocrity and manacled to its past.
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Holding the Man: Popular Penguins
Holding the Man: Popular Penguins Timothy Conigrave
With honesty and insight Holding the Man explores the highs and lows of any partnership, and the strength of heart both men have to find when they test positive to HIV. 
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Surrender: Popular Penguins
Surrender: Popular Penguins Sonya Hartnett
As life slips away, Gabriel looks back over his brief twenty years that have been clouded by frustration and humiliation. A small town and distant parents ensure that he is never allowed to forget the horrific mistake he made as a child.
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Obernewtyn Chronicles Volume 1: Popular Penguins
Obernewtyn Chronicles Volume 1: Popular Penguins Isobelle Carmody
In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. But for Elspeth Gordie, born with enhanced mental abilities that would see her sterilised or burned if discovered, it is also dangerous.
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April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins
April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins Bryce Courtenay
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life.
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Generals Die in Bed: War Popular Penguins
Generals Die in Bed: War Popular Penguins Charles Yale Harrison
Generals Die in Bed brings to life a period of history through the eyes of a twenty-year-old narrator, who reminds us that there is neither glamour nor glory in war.
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The ANZACS: War Popular Penguins
The ANZACS: War Popular Penguins Patsy Adam-Smith
The Anzacs remains unrivalled as the classic account of Australia's involvement in the First World War.
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ANZAC to Amiens: War Popular Penguins
ANZAC to Amiens: War Popular Penguins C. E. W. Bean
An acknowledged classic of military history, Anzac to Amiens is compelling and compulsory reading for every Australian interested in the nation's bloody  coming of age.
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Australia in Arms
Australia in Arms Phillip Schuler
Australia in Arms is a vivid read and an important part of Australia's Anzac legacy.
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Flesh in Armour: War Popular Penguins
Flesh in Armour: War Popular Penguins Mann Leonard
In the fates of his protagonists in his acclaimed Flesh in Armour – one dies valiantly, one dies in an abject and mentally unhinged state, one survives – Mann pays tribute to the sacrifices of his countrymen and reminds readers of the unforgiving test of character found in war then and now.
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Gun Before Butter: Green Popular Penguins
Gun Before Butter: Green Popular Penguins Nicolas Freeling
In this gripping and tragic thriller, Freeling's irascible and unorthodox protagonist beomes involved in an extraordinary case involving murder, double indentities, and the Eurpoean black market.
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Trent's Last Case: Green Popular Penguins
Trent's Last Case: Green Popular Penguins E C Bentley
A scheming American capitalist is found dead in the garden of his English country house confounding amateur detective Philip Trent.
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