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Great Australian Short Stories

Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
Categories: Classics, World Literature
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Publisher's Summary

A fascinating collection of short stories by some of Australia's best classic writers:

  • "A Visit to Droughtland", by Banjo Paterson
  • "The Drover’s Wife", by Henry Lawson
  • "Hughey’s Dog", by Banjo Paterson
  • "A Professor of Egyptology", by Guy Boothby
  • "In the Cattle Country", by Banjo Paterson
  • "The Restless Dead", by Lord Halifax
  • "An Error of Judgement", by John Barry
  • "A Strange Goldfield", by Guy Boothby
  • "The Dog", by Banjo Paterson
  • "The Downfall of Mulligans", by Banjo Paterson
Public Domain (P)2014 Red Door Audiobooks

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Great stories but hard to listen to

No offence to the narrator but this was a bad match for the book. The choice of stories was great so it was a real disappointment to hear the English female as the reader - just didn't fit.

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this book is a great book however Cathy Dobson is not the wright person to read an Australian

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  • Sam
  • 05-05-2016

great stories strange choice of narrator

Really enjoyed the stories but the reader didn't fit the eara or the gender of the authors

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