Toronto: A.A.Knopf, 1993. In this rich and compelling novel, written in language of astonishing poise and resonance, one of Australia's greatest living writers gives and immensely powerful vision of human differences and eternal divisions. In the mid-1840s a thirteen-year-old British cabin boy, Gemmy Fairley, is cast ashore in the far north of Australia and taken in by aborigines. Sixteen years later he moves back into the world of Europeans, among hopeful yet terrified settlers who are staking out their small patch of home in an alien place. To them, Gemmy stands as a different kind of challenge: he is a force that at once fascinates and repels. His own identity in this new world is as unsettling to him as the knowledge he brings to others of the savage, the aboriginal. . 1st.Can Ed.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
Athens: National and Capodistrian University of Athens, 1991. Thesis submitted to the University of Athens interpreting some mythical elements in the writings of the Australian novelist Patrick White. Includes facsimile of a letter by PW commenting on the work. 455p. bibliography. Author inscription on ffep. Small tears [repaired] to paper wrapper, esle fine . First Thus. Soft Cover. Near Fine.
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943. Story set in Halifax,Nova Scotia c.1800. (G.B.Lancaster is the pseudonym of Edith Joan Lyttelton, 1873 - 1945) ... Australasian author, who wrote as G B Lancaster. She was born in Tasmania, and bought up (from 1879) on a sheep station in Canterbury, New Zealand. She was New Zealands most widely read writer of the first half of the twentieth century, writing about the formation of colonial identity and the legacy of imperialism in the lives of settlers and their descendants. Her settings were Australia, Canada and New Zealand. ) Ffep missing , dj slightly chipped.. First Thus. Very Good/Good,Slight Chips & Tears.
London: Reprint Society, 1971. First part of a trilogy by a well-known Australian writer (which continues with "Clean Straw for Nothing" and ends with "A Cartload of Clay" Clean bright copy, but missing the dj.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket.