This is Australia

Great Australian Debuts

    • The Book Thief

    • By: Markus Zusak
    • Narrated by: Dennis Olsen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 454
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424

    The award-winning novel that established Markus Zusak as an international brand....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a beautiful book

    • By Amanda on 08-04-2016

    Regular price: $30.72

    • Wimmera

    • By: Mark Brandi
    • Narrated by: Fabio Motta
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    An unforgettable debut that brings the darkness in an Australian country town vividly to life as it slowly reveals its devastating secrets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gut wrenching

    • By val Montagnana Wallace on 23-06-2018

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Burial Rites

    • By: Hannah Kent
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 589
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 560
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 557

    In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death. Agnes is sent to wait out the months leading up to her execution on the farm of district officer Jón Jónsson and his wife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absorbing .fascinating and superbly narrated.

    • By ej on 07-03-2014

    Regular price: $46.09

    • The Other Side of the World

    • By: Stephanie Bishop
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Cambridge, 1963Charlotte is struggling. With motherhood, with the changes marriage and parenthood bring, with losing the time and the energy to paint....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Performance

    • By Kiwi wonder on 21-12-2017

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Three Wishes

    • By: Liane Moriarty
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lee
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406

    Three sisters, one birthday, one little problem... The three Kettle sisters have had a mortifying mishap....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So enjoyable

    • By Teresa on 01-10-2015

    Regular price: $43.70

    • Half Wild

    • By: Pip Smith
    • Narrated by: Zoe Carides
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Wellington, 1885: Tally Ho doesn't need to go to school because she is going to be a fisherman or cart driver or butcher boy like Harry Crawford....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Evocative

    • By Peter on 21-01-2018

    Regular price: $31.30

    • The Dry

    • By: Jane Harper
    • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,393
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,308

    A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really good book.

    • By Lisa on 29-11-2016

    Regular price: $32.62

    • The Lucky Galah

    • By: Tracy Sorensen
    • Narrated by: Danielle Baynes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    It's 1969, and a remote coastal town in Western Australia is poised to play a pivotal part in the moon landing....

    Regular price: $25.82

    • Heart of the Dreaming

    • By: Di Morrissey
    • Narrated by: Natalie Bate
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    At 21 Queenie Hanlon has the world at her feet. At 22, her life lies in ruins....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved

    • By Anonymous User on 10-11-2018

    Regular price: $30.35

    • Cocaine Blues

    • By: Kerry Greenwood
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Daniel
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Phryne Fisher becomes bored with London and the endless round of parties, and so sets her sights on detective work....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm addicted to Kerry Greenwood

    • By Dandylion on 31-01-2014

    Regular price: $35.84

    • The Woolgrower's Companion

    • By: Joy Rhoades
    • Narrated by: Edwina Wren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    The gripping story of one woman's fight against all odds, and a sweeping tribute to Australia's landscape and its peoples....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I loved this book, then it ended ... abruptly!

    • By Donna on 11-02-2018

    Regular price: $53.17

    • Gilgamesh

    • A Novel
    • By: Joan London
    • Narrated by: Deidre Rubenstein
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Edith and Frances, living with their mother on a tiny farm in the south-east of Australia, are visited by their cousin Leopold and his Armenian friend Aram....

    Regular price: $51.22

    • Terra Nullius

    • By: Claire G. Coleman
    • Narrated by: Mark Coles Smith, Tamala Shelton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Jacky was running. There was no thought in his head, only an intense drive to run. There was no sense he was getting anywhere, no plan, no destination, no future. All he had was a sense of what was behind, what he was running from. Jacky was running....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too weird for my liking

    • By Amazon Customer on 13-06-2018

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Birdman's Wife

    • By: Melissa Ashley
    • Narrated by: Natasha Beaumont
    • Length: 12 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In 1838 Englishwoman Elizabeth Gould - wife of celebrated ornithologist John Gould - made a trailblazing tour of Australia to collect and illustrate our curious birdlife....

    Regular price: $32.62

    • Salt Creek

    • By: Lucy Treloar
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    In 1855 Salt Creek lies at the far reaches of the remote, beautiful and inhospitable coastal region, the Coorong, in the new province of South Australia....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Aussie Story

    • By Chloe Starick on 10-03-2017

    Regular price: $54.63