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A Quest for Life By Therese Dvir
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A straightforward and candid biography. The story starts off with the life of a young boy, born in Australia in 1939. This is a true and painful series of sequences the child and later on the... More > maturing boy and man is subjected to.< Less
Naldo A quest for lust, leisure and pleasure By Johannes Goes
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A humerous account of young Brazilian, Naldo, who after the rape of his girlfriend and his own kidnapping in Rio de Janeiro, decides to head for and make it in Europe. E-mail exchanges between him... More > and his brother spice the tales of his pursuits for lust, vengeance and love, which land him in jail in Portugal and have him soon after nail a pedophile time-share boss in Spain. After desperately having fallen in love in Australia, he meets on the way back to Europe via Hong Kong his future mother-in-law in Macao,China. All three of them, mom, daughter and Naldo settle down for a life of leisure and pleasure in the Algarve. The author, who is Dutch, traveled the world and lives in Brazil nowadays.< Less
Naldo A quest for lust, leisure and pleasure By Johannes Goes
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A humerous account of young Brazilian, Naldo, who after the rape of his girlfriend and his own kidnapping in Rio de Janeiro, decides to head for and make it in Europe. E-mail exchanges between him... More > and his brother spice the tales of his pursuits for lust, vengeance and love, which land him in jail in Portugal and have him soon after nail a pedophile time-share boss in Spain. After desperately having fallen in love in Australia, he meets on the way back to Europe via Hong Kong his future mother-in-law in Macao,China. All three of them, mom, daughter and Naldo settle down for a life of leisure and pleasure in the Algarve. The author, who is Dutch, traveled the world and lives in Brazil nowadays.< Less
With The Tiger By Inez Baranay
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Australian teenager Larry Darrell goes on a backpacking trip to India and finds his life changed for ever. Back home he refuses the opportunities and privileges of his former life and breaks up with... More > his fiancée Isabel. His travels seeking the meaning of chance and death take him to personal growth workshops, a fashionable ashram, the worlds of art and politics, a Buddhist monastery and an Indian saint. Meanwhile Isabel achieves wealth and status in marriage with Grey, a Queensland property developer. By the end of the 1980s they are bankrupt and disgraced. And Isabel will stop at nothing to get Larry back. Ten years later they meet again in Sydney, along with Isabel’s camp, domineering uncle Elliott, their grieving, badly-behaved old friend Sophie, and Will Maugham, the playwright who narrates this story. With The Tiger is a contemporary take on the Somerset Maugham novel The Razor’s Edge (1944), which popularised the idea of the Westerner’s search for meaning in “spiritual India”.< Less
The Voyage to the Promised Land By Will Keyes Byrne
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The alleged autobiography of Anglo-Irish Australian playwright Will Keyes Byrne.
What Men Wished Women Knew About Men By Terry Pickles
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A fictitious tale of man on a quest to teach women what men wished women knew about men. This quest takes him to places and times such 50000 BC where meets a woman he calls Eleven. He doesn't know... More > it but she is going to be a guide in his quest...< Less
Saints and Relics By John Kelly
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A Casket containing a remarkable relic of a 17th Century nun, Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, is stolen from a devout society in France by one of its members, a priest from Sydney. The priest, Father... More > James, secretly entrusts the casket to two women in Monterey Creek, a small country town in New South Wales.The Society immediately sends Monsignor Henri Pascal from Paris to Australia, to recover both the relic and a manuscript written by the nun, which describes her final revelation. When one of the women dies suddenly, and her house ransacked, the Monsignor becomes embroiled in the town’s affairs, including the local parish priest’s involvement with a single mother whose daughter claims to have had a vision of the Virgin Mary. When tragedy strikes during the Monterey Creek annual Festival of the Flowers, events threaten the Monsignor’s quest to find the stolen relics.< Less
When the Bough Breaks By Dorothy Dart
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Set in Hobart, Australia, in the mid 1870s 21 year old Meg Hamilton arrives from England to discover why she has not heard from her grandmother for two years. After learning from cousins, Rissa and... More > Angus MacGregor that her beloved Grandma Kate is serving a prison sentence for a murder committed twenty-eight years ago, Meg sets out to prove her innocent, and her quest leads her to her grandmother’s old servant, Alice. This story could be summed up as a conflict between the forces of light and darkness, played out in the lives of two young women of the Victorian era, one with a heart for truth and justice and the other with a destructive passion for prestige, property and position.< Less
" Galyfreae Voyages " By St-John Dick
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Galyfreae Voyages – A modern day quest to complete the ancient prophesy of The Tree of Life. When you are told from a young age that you have one single destiny to fulfil, then you do it. This... More > is how St-John Dick approached the voyage aboard the 28’ sloop Galyfreae to complete the ancient Celtic legend of The Tree of Life. Born of an old Druidic family he was the last of a long line of ancestors who determined that one day the Tree of Life would be replanted and the remains of Mithrus returned to his rightful resting place. The journey was arduous, the Indian Ocean had its own psychological darkness, and the wrath of Coriakin foamed its warning through the thick dark fog. From Australia to Norway and then to the last of the ancient henges on a small Atlantic island, saw the quest complete, and as the clocks ticked over to the millennium, already the seed of change was growing.< Less
Zen & bad POETRY By James Moylan
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This is simple story about a Federal Senator being kidnapped by a madman & how poetry found discarded in a gutter, a spiritual quest, and a lot of complicated people trying to be good whilst also... More > being happy, accidentally foil his plot. Spend a day in the scrub that fringes the margins of steamy Darwin Harbor, in tropical northern Australia, and glimpse a world which is at once eerily tragic yet also irresistibly comic. In the end the madman fails in his plans: as for the rest? Join Proff, Croc, Senator Ryan, Ernie the Gimp, the Elephant Man, and a whole street-scape of no-hopers, as they become accidentally entangled in a madman's plans. Some learn something, many don't, one human being and a crocodile do come to an unfortunate end, and of course the press have a field day. To be good and happy: all at the same time? Is it possible? Some say yes, some say no; others sit back and watch clouds...< Less